countermelody

  • 1 countermelody — [kount′ər mel΄ə dē] n. in a musical composition, a melody subordinate to but distinct from the principal melody …

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  • 2 countermelody — noun Date: 1926 a secondary melody that is sounded simultaneously with the principal one …

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  • 3 countermelody — /kown teuhr mel euh dee/, n., pl. countermelodies. a melody heard, played, or sung simultaneously with another melody as an integral part of the composition. [1930 35; COUNTER + MELODY] * * * …

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  • 4 countermelody — noun a secondary or supplemental melody played simultaneously with the primary melody …

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  • 5 countermelody — coun·ter·melody …

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  • 6 countermelody — “+ˌ noun Etymology: counter + melody : a secondary melody sounded or to be sounded simultaneously with the principal one …

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  • 7 Counter-melody — In music, counter melody (often countermelody) is a sequence of notes, perceived as a melody, written to be played simultaneously with a more prominent lead melody. Typically a counter melody performs a subordinate role, and is heard in a texture …

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  • 8 Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American" — (1930) by William Grant Still was the first symphony written by an African American man and performed for an American audience. It is a symphonic piece for full orchestra, including celeste, harp, and tenor banjo. It combines a fairly traditional …

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  • 9 Rhythm guitar — is the use of a guitar to provide rhythmic chordal accompaniment for a singer or other instruments in a musical ensemble. In ensembles or bands playing within the country, blues, rock or metal genres (among others), a guitarist playing the rhythm …

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  • 10 Enigma Variations — Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra, Op. 36 ( Enigma ), commonly referred to as the Enigma Variations, is a set of a theme and its fourteen variations written for orchestra by Edward Elgar in 1898 ndash;99. It is Elgar s best known… …

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  • 11 Quadrophenia — For the film based on this album, see Quadrophenia (film). For the soundtrack from the film, see Quadrophenia (soundtrack). Quadrophenia Studio album by …

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  • 12 Symphony No. 1 (Mahler) — Gustav Mahler in 1892, after he had composed the 1st symphony The Symphony No. 1 in D major by Gustav Mahler was mainly composed between late 1887 and March 1888, though it incorporates music Mahler had composed for previous works. It was… …

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  • 13 Bringing It All Back Home — Infobox Album Name = Bringing It All Back Home Type = Album Artist = Bob Dylan Released = March 22 1965 Recorded = Columbia Recording Studios, New York City January 13 1965–January 15, 1965 Genre = Folk rock, garage rock, Folk Length = 47:23… …

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  • 14 Leo Kottke — Infobox musical artist Name = Leo Kottke Img capt = Clearwater Festival 2007 Img size = 250 Landscape = yes Background = solo singer Birth name = Leo Kottke Alias = Born = September 11 1945 Athens, Georgia Died = Instrument = Guitar Voice type =… …

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  • 15 Gerry Mulligan — Background information Birth name Gerald Joseph Mulligan Also known as Jeru Born …

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  • 16 Amy Beach — Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (September 5, 1867 – December 27, 1944) was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large scale art music. Most of her compositions and performances were under the… …

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  • 17 Giacomo Antonio Perti — (June 6, 1661 ndash; April 10, 1756) was an Italian composer of the Baroque era. He was mainly active at Bologna, where he was Maestro di Cappella for sixty years. He was the teacher of Giuseppe Torelli and Giovanni Battista Martini. Life He was… …

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  • 18 Mr. Tambourine Man — For The Byrds album of the same name, see Mr. Tambourine Man (album). Mr. Tambourine Man Song by Bob Dylan from the album Bringing It All Back Home Released March 22, 1965 (album) Recorded January 15, 1965, Columbia Recording Studios, New York C …

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  • 19 Stars and Stripes Forever — Infobox Song Name = Stars and Stripes Forever Caption = Type = Artist = alt Artist = Album = Published = 1897 Released = track no = Recorded = Genre = Patriotic, American march Length = Writer = Composer = John Philip Sousa Label = Producer =… …

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  • 20 The Washington Post (march) — The Washington Post is a patriotic march composed by John Philip Sousa in 1889. Since then, it has remained as one of his most popular marches throughout the United States and many countries abroad. History In 1889 owners of the Washington Post… …

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