Definition of Musical accompaniment

1. Noun. A musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts.

Exact synonyms: Accompaniment, Backup, Support
Generic synonyms: Part, Voice
Specialized synonyms: Descant, Discant, Vamp
Derivative terms: Accompany, Support

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musical Accompaniment

music rack
music room
music school
music stand
music stands
music stool
music teacher
music theory
music therapies
music therapy
music to someone's ears
music video
music videos
musica ficta
musical
musical accompaniment (current term)
musical agraphia
musical alexia
musical arrangement
musical bow
musical box
musical boxes
musical chairs
musical comedy
musical composition
musical drama
musical genre
musical group
musical harmony
musical instrument

Literary usage of Musical accompaniment

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1. Greek Lyric Poetry: A Complete Collection of the Surviving Passages from the by George Stanley Farnell (1891)
"... I ARTICLE V musical accompaniment OF GREEK SONG IT is far from being my object in this Article to endeavour to deal with the unsatisfactory question of ..."

2. Life and Labour in the Far, Far West: Being Notes of a Tour in the Western by William Henry Barneby (1884)
"Indian Settlers—A Roman Catholic Mission—The Cree Indian Camp—Survival of Cruel Customs—A Ceremonious Reception—Indian Music—Dog Stew —musical accompaniment ..."

3. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1891)
"Comedy romantic verse with musical accompaniment; or may be sung. Lost Chord. ... Good recitation with musical accompaniment to be given before children. ..."

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