Complete Definition of "accompaniment"

English

Etymology
F. accompagnement

Pronunciation
AHD|É-kÅ­mʹpÉ-nÄ-mÉnt, IPA|/ÉËkÊmpÉnimÉnt/, SAMPA|/@"[email protected]@nt/

Noun
en-noun

  1. That which gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ornamentation.
  2. That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.

#music A part performed by instruments, accompanying another part or parts performed by voices; the subordinate part, or parts, accompanying the voice or a principal instrument; also, the harmony of a figured bass. - P. Cyc.

Translations

Albanian: shoqërim
French: accompagnement
German: Begleitung
Interlingua: accompaniamento
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Italian: accompagnamento
Portuguese: acompanhamento
Slovene: spremljava f
Spanish: acompañamiento

Category:French derivations

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