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 (ə-kŭm′pə-nĭst, ə-kŭmp′nĭst)
A performer who plays or sings a musical accompaniment.


(əˈkʌmpənɪst; əˈkʌmpnɪst) or


(Classical Music) a person who plays a musical accompaniment for another performer, esp a pianist accompanying a singer


(əˈkʌm pə nɪst, əˈkʌmp nɪst)

also ac•com•pa•ny•ist

(-pə ni ɪst)

a performer of musical accompaniments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accompanist - a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)accompanist - a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
عَازِف مُرَافِق
zenei kísérõ
akompanisteşlik müziği çalan kimse


[əˈkʌmpənɪst] N (Mus) → acompañante/a m/f


[əˈkʌmpənɪst] naccompagnateur/trice m/f


nBegleiter(in) m(f)


[əˈkʌmpnɪst] n (Mus) → accompagnatore/trice


(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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The choral accompanist plays a clutch role through their ability to balance both supportive and leadership responsibilities during the rehearsal process.
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Ulanovsky thought I had real talent as an accompanist and pleaded to be allowed to study accompaniment.
Auditioners should sing 18 bars of a song in the style of Sondheim - bring music for the accompanist - as well as giving a one-minute monologue.
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She served as a piano accompanist in various churches and as choir accompanist at 22nd Street Baptist Church.
Alex Norman has been made principal accompanist and will be assisted by Dan Duveen.
Singers are usually trained in lessons where, in addition to the vocal teacher, a piano accompanist is also involved.
He is also an accompanist, singer, organ and piano teacher and composer and been an official accompanist for the Llangollen International Eisteddfod since 2006.
He has been an official accompanist for the Llangollen International Eisteddfod since 2006, and two years ago joined the accompanists team at the National Eisteddfod for the first time.