heterophony

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het·er·oph·o·ny

 (hĕt′ə-rŏf′ə-nē)
n.
The simultaneous playing or singing of two or more versions of a melody.

het′er·o·phon′ic (-ər-ə-fŏn′ĭk) adj.

heterophony

(ˌhɛtəˈrɒfənɪ)
n
(Classical Music) the simultaneous performance of different versions of the same melody by different voices or instruments
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