Complete Definition of "counterpoint"

English

Noun
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en-noun

  1. music a melody added to an existing one, especially one added to provide harmony whilst each retains its simultaneous identity; a composition consisting of such contrapuntal melodies
  2. any similar contrasting element in a work of art

Synonyms
contrapuntal music
polyphony

Translations
trans-top|(music) a melody added to an existing one
German: Kontrapunkt m
Hungarian: t|hu|ellenpont, t|hu|kontrapunkt
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Italian: contrappunto m
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive to compose or arrange such music

Translations
trans-top|(transitive) to compose or arrange such music
German: kontrapunktieren
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