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one that accompanies another

something added to another for embellishment or completion

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an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

something added to complete or embellish or make perfect

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the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

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The melody, set in a Grave tempo, is doubled by a chordal accompaniment figure until the end, when the vocalist sings over a static chordal accompaniment in a recitative-like chant.
The original vocal melody, slightly modified, begins the second section, this time accompanied by a rolling triplet accompaniment figure (Example 4).
20), and that in contrast to Sondheim's mature musicals, "in none of the songs [of Climb High] have accompaniment figures yet been individually developed as agents of dramatic tension and character presentation" (p.
Another exercise that we call "pick-a-tune" is an entirely "off-road" activity--the student chooses a tune from his or her aural culture (pop tune, folk tune), figures out the melody, then harmonizes it with suitable chords and accompaniment figures.
Chausson's setting in the Phrygian mode and the harplike accompaniment figures evoke a mood of antiquity.
Accompaniment figures range from open fifths ("Digging for Gold," "Fossils of a Sea Monster") and ostinato patterns with an added sixth (the "western" bass pattern), to free flowing arpeggio figures ("A Night at the Opera," "Desert Lullaby").
Though the melodies remain fairly simple, the harmonic structures take on more interest, as do the accompaniment figures in some songs.