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ac·com·pa·ni·ment

 (ə-kŭm′pə-nē-mənt, ə-kŭmp′nē-)
n.
1. Music A vocal or instrumental part that supports another, often solo, part.
2. Something, such as a situation, that accompanies something else; a concomitant.
3. Something added for embellishment, completeness, or symmetry; complement.
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accompaniment

(əˈkʌmpənɪmənt; əˈkʌmpnɪ-)
n
1. something that accompanies or is served or used with something else
2. something inessential or subsidiary that is added, as for ornament or symmetry
3. (Classical Music) music a subordinate part for an instrument, voices, or an orchestra
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ac•com•pa•ni•ment

(əˈkʌm pə nɪ mənt, əˈkʌmp nɪ-)

n.
1. something incidental or added for ornament, symmetry, etc.
2. a musical part supporting and enhancing the principal part.
[1725–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accompaniment - an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
associate - any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
background - relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; "when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"
2.accompaniment - a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical partsaccompaniment - a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
part, voice - the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part"
descant, discant - a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
vamp - an improvised musical accompaniment
3.accompaniment - something added to complete or embellish or make perfect; "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"; "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"
adjunct - something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
4.accompaniment - the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect themaccompaniment - the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
convoy - the act of escorting while in transit
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accompaniment

noun
1. backing music, backing, support, obbligato He sang to the musical director's piano accompaniment.
2. supplement, extra, addition, extension, companion, accessory, complement, decoration, frill, adjunct, appendage, adornment The recipe makes a good accompaniment to ice-cream.
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accompaniment

noun
1. One that accompanies another:
2. Something added to another for embellishment or completion:
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Translations
مُرَافَقَة، مُصَاحَبَه
segona
doprovod
akkompagnement
undirleikur
spremljava
eşlikeşlik eden

accompaniment

[əˈkʌmpənɪmənt] N (also Mus) → acompañamiento m
they marched to the accompaniment of a military banddesfilaban al compás de una banda militar
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accompaniment

[əˈkʌmpənɪmənt] n
(musical, sound)accompagnement m
to the accompaniment of [+ cheers, shouting] → au son de
(= food, drink) → accompagnement m
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accompaniment

nBegleitung f (also Mus); with piano accompanimentmit Klavierbegleitung; to the accompaniment ofbegleitet von
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accompaniment

[əˈkʌmpnɪmənt] n (also) (Mus) → accompagnamento
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accompany

(əˈkampəni) verb
1. to go with (someone or something). He accompanied her to the door.
2. to play a musical instrument to go along with (a singer etc). He accompanied her on the piano.
acˈcompaniment noun
something that accompanies. I'll play the piano accompaniment while you sing.
acˈcompanist noun
a person who plays a musical accompaniment.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Chapter 2 gives historical perspectives of all the dance forms found in the partitas, and Chapter 3 offers clear and sophisticated instruction in how to analyze counterpoint, dissonance, and the real and implied harmonic accompaniment, a reference to the book title.
The experiments Mozer reports are with single-voice melodies, some with harmonic accompaniment in the form of chord progressions.
The author goes on to identify four distinct approaches to playing it, defined partly by the way in which the scale is fingered (given that certain notes may be found in more than one place), and partly by the addition of either octave or harmonic accompaniment to the melody.