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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Richard Leebrick and Penta Swanson will star in this show, which is a partnership between Bard on the Butte and the Fool's Haven Theatre Company, with musical accompaniment by pianist Pamela Meyer and flutist Katherine Stewart.
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.
The two story tellers, Tim Healy and Jill Halfpenny, both gave the show a very mystical atmosphere and maybe it was their best performance on stage and the excellent musical accompaniment was in tune to the story.
Musical accompaniment, which has been missing during the preceding three Sundays, will be used during the mass, which is marked like Gaudete Sunday in Advent.
These fragments are presented to strange musical accompaniment.
Editorial note: To listen to the author read this poem along with musical accompaniment, visit the WLT website (worldliteraturetoday.
In Moldova a fortnight ago, Spurs didn't run out on to the pitch to musical accompaniment - all they heard was a chair being screeched back and a piano being slammed shut as locals headed for cover.
The narration and musical accompaniment are excellent.
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.
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.