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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)
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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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Past accompanists include Barry Russell, Jane Robertson and Sue Ogden.
The goal of this article is to identify and address the strengths that specifically pertain to choral accompanists so piano instructors can better train students in the private piano lesson setting.
He insisted that accompanists' names be on programs (can you imagine that they weren't always?), that they be labeled as "pianist" rather than "accompanist" (he joked that the word "accompanist" sounded as if we carried our partners' luggage), and that collaborative pianists were treated with the same respect all other performers enjoyed.
Our results revealed the importance of accompanists and their significant role in the training of classical singers.
In 2009 he joined the accompanists team at the National Eisteddfod for the first time.
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.
Harris' accompanists included Paul Beaudry on bass, Alan Grubner on violin and Dan Kaufman on keyboard.
The event, at St John's Methodist Church, Ashbrooke, Sunderland, on February 16, features the Felling Band and Felling Male Voice Choir with accompanists Tracy Dixon and Phillip Chapman
He is also one of the accompanists for Sing Live UK.
The choir will hold a grand concert on June 17 at St David's Hall, Cardiff, and hopes to track down its former musical directors, members and accompanists to join the celebrations.
Held every two years, BAYA attracts advanced students and young professional accompanists from all over the world to compete for a cash prize of pounds 1,500 and the prestigious accolade.
Building upon the existing choir, membership was opened to any member of the community and five professional musicians were hired as accompanists. For St.