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Definition of Accompaniment


  1. That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.
  2. A part performed by instruments, accompanying another part or parts performed by voices; the subordinate part, or parts, accompanying the voice or a principal instrument; also, the harmony of a figured bass.

Accompaniment Translations

accompaniment in Dutch is begeleiding, accompagnement
accompaniment in French is escorte, compagnie, accompagnement
accompaniment in German is Begleitung
accompaniment in Portuguese is acompanhamento
accompaniment in Swedish is ackompanjemang