Definition of Partsong

1. Noun. A song with two or more voice parts.

Generic synonyms: Song, Vocal
Specialized synonyms: Madrigal, Round, Troll



Lexicographical Neighbors of Partsong

partridgelike
partridges
parts bin
parts catalog
parts catalogue
parts company
parts department
parts interpreter
parts interpreters
parts inventory
parts of human body
parts of speech
partscore
partscores
partsong (current term)
parture
partures
parturiate
parturiated
parturiates
parturiating
parturiency
parturient
parturient paralysis
parturient paresis
parturients
parturifacient
parturifacients

Literary usage of Partsong

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

1. Tonal Counterpoint: Studies in Part-writing by Walter Raymond Spalding (1904)
"... Four-partSong f' , «d, '—jas' ,»W,- -.. - ^ : '$' 'Ht^'('.'5>9i«» etc. ir '6 the bass part disjointed tl|; soprano part, the greatest ""e, as the normal ..."

2. The Musical World (1874)
"... (encored)—Chopin ; Ifour- PartSong," Cradle Song"—Henry Smart, and Glee, "You stole my Love" (Beethoven Society)—Walter Macfarren; Six-Part Madrigal, ..."

3. The New Teaching by John Adams (1918)
"It would be a mercy to the voices and a blessing to English singing if some autocrat had power to forbid any partsong in a girls' school that contained an ..."

4. The Cambrian (1902)
"His partsong, "The Stars are Shining in Heaven" is the utterance of a poet- musician of the first order. Never despise the day of small things, ..."

5. The Cambrian (1902)
"His partsong, "The Stars are Shining in Heaven" is the utterance of a poet- musician of the first order. Never despise the day of small things, ..."

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