musical accompaniment

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Synonyms for musical accompaniment

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

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Islam allows intonation of Koranic verses, and recordings of chanting are frequently heard in marketplaces or on the radio and television, but singing them to musical accompaniment is prohibited.
Last summer, musicians from the BBC Concert Orchestra joined Singing for the Brain groups in Bristol, Telford, Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead for a series of special workshops incorporating live musical accompaniment.
announced on October 31 that it has developed two iOS apps -- Chordana Tap and Chordana Viewer -- that let users play musical accompaniment to their favorite songs.
The mum-of-three asserted that certain record companies are peddling highly styled pornography with musical accompaniment, "as if the tidal wave of sexualized imagery wasn't already bombarding impressionable young girls enough.
DOHA For many Ustad Nazakat Ali Khan is just a tabla player who provides musical accompaniment to vocalists during musical concerts in Qatar.
CLEVELAND RETIRED MEN'S ASSOCIATION: Peter Appleton outlined the heritage of the northwith atmospheric musical accompaniment.
The show includes live musical accompaniment by 'Greek-Blues' guitarist Alex Solo and is billed as "not for the faint-hearted" containing nudity and violence.
To get out into the open air, be entertained by happy, friendly conversation, play the lute or some other musical instrument, sing to a musical accompaniment, and go hunting are all such innocent forms of recreation that to use them properly all that is needed is the common prudence that gives due order, time, place, and measure to all things.
Central England Ensemble Carrs Lane Church Centre The concert opened with a spirited performance of Beethoven's Overture to Coriolan, the passionate musical accompaniment to the tale of the tragic war hero Coriolan, or Coriolanus, if you prefer Shakespeare's more famous protagonist.
It involves four unaccompanied voice parts - the bass, baritone, lead and tenor - which blend and harmonise to replace the musical accompaniment in a song.
One Egyptian show is poised to finalise its holy musical accompaniment when singer and actor Khaled Salim - of the international hit 'Desert Queen' - begins recording the theme song for television drama "Al Saqr Shaheen" (Shaheen the Eagle), scheduled to air this holy month of Ramadan.
Horace played with his blues band as up to 100 people turned up to enjoy the artwork and its musical accompaniment.
For Qawali, the musical accompaniment is varied; harmonium, tabla, dholak, sarangi, saringda, and rabab, are common instruments.
Ms Primarolo called for order, saying: "Perhaps next time the honourable gentleman will be more selective in the ties he wears in the chamber and then we won't need the musical accompaniment.
Evidently the audience was meant to understand that any musical accompaniment was pre-recorded and antique.