polyphonist


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polyphonist

(pəˈlɪfənɪst)
n
a musical composer of or theorist in polyphonya ventriloquist
Translations

polyphonist

n (Mus) → Polyfoniker(in) m(f), → Kontrapunktiker(in) m(f)
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Mr SPRINGTHORPE respectfully announces that he has engaged PROFESSOR JAMES, the great unrivalled Ventriloquist and Polyphonist, from the Polytechnic Institution, London, with his "LITTLE TOM," "FUNNY JOE," and "OLD LADY.
may open out new prospects of research not only into Ingegneri's work but also into major aspects of Italian and European music in the late sixteenth century: secondly, that the works of this illustrious polyphonist may once again return to the circuits of actual performance, on the solid foundation of a text freed from the incrustations of time.
But that is not so, a sensible polyphonist might concede, with conventional price and entry regulations.
These two stories, "Alyosha the Pot" and "Dream of a Ridiculous Man" demonstrate that Tolstoy, "the great moralizer," will thwart our search for a clear-cut moral if he likes, and Dostoevsky, "the great polyphonist," will lead us to an unambiguous, monophonic conclusion when he chooses.
Bach's astonishing achievement as a polyphonist is surely instructive for our age.
As for the foremost Roman polyphonist, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the first example of the insertion of a basso continuo part in his compositions dates from the first decade of the 17th century.
The Latin dedications of the motet editions of the Franco-Flemish polyphonist front the second half of the sixteenth century as musical and literary sources.