Definition of Part music

1. Noun. Vocal music for several voices in independent parts (usually performed without accompaniment).

Generic synonyms: Music
Specialized synonyms: Homophony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Part Music

part-time bowler
part-time bowlers
part and parcel
part company
part music (current term)
part name
part of speech
part song
part to whole relation
part with
partake in

Literary usage of Part music

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"V.—part music. By JoHN HULLAH. part music, by John Hullah, and Singing for the Million, by Wph Mainzer, are contributions to the library of the people, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"The blighting influence of the Puritans proved fatal to every description of musical work in England, and when secular part-music again occupied the ..."

3. Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Library Association by American Library Association. Conference, American Library Association (1900)
"He speaks of solos and duets and then part music. Mr. HUNT: Music for trios for strings, or for any other instruments, would be under Chamber music. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"Part-music. Concerted or harmonized music; a term properly applied to ... The singing of part- music; as generally understood, without instrumental accomp. ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1874)
"Cont.:— Part i. Elements of Music. Pan 2. Rounds and Songs in one and two parts. Part 3. Three-part Music for Female Voices. Part 4. ..."

6. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1877)
"Toward the attainment of this power I believe the study and practice of two-part music to be invaluable. The Fifteen Inventions in two parts, ..."

7. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"One part music is the original form of music with all people. It still exists among the Chinese, Indians, Arabs, Turks, and modern Greeks, ..."

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