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descant

Music
1. a decorative counterpoint added above a basic melody
2. of or pertaining to the highest member in common use of a family of musical instruments
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He plays three instruments - violin, descant recorder, and piano.
I viewed the e-book versions of Ericson's Introducing the Horn, A Mello Catechism, and Playing Descant and Triple Horns on three different devices: a MacBook Pro, iPad (the first version ever released), and a Verizon Android Tablet.
The Virgin Mary, for example, is linked to Christ, but never an intermediary or a substitute; like the relationship between a descant and a melody, Mary as worshipper is subsidiary to Christ, the divine.
She is also working on two new projects Descant for Daughters and At Dawn.
RC8 LETTERS GOODNESS GUERNSEY 5 LETTERS COYPU GYPSY SCRUB 3 LETTERS AND ARC COO GUY SPA 9 LETTERS DEPENDENT SECTIONAL 7 LETTERS DESCANT ENTENTE OCTAGON 4 LETTERS BODE EDDY STAB 10 LETTERS DISDAINFUL RECYCLABLE SHREWDNESS CDEBREAKER The number in each square corresponds to a letter.
UpperLine Media's brand promise marries perfectly with Tru Measure's focus on telling the advertising [return-on-investment] story," said Joshua Descant, general manager of UpperLine Media.
Laura Lamont has published work in Descant magazine and has been shortlisted twice for the Winston Collins/Descant Prize for Best Canadian Poem.
Featuring Mike Kuchar of Doeren Mayhew, Ben Westcott of Andrews Myers, Charles Comiskey and Dennis Descant of BCH & Associates, Mike Aubuchon of Frost Bank and Pat Kiley of Kiley Advisors, the panel highlighted three areas to watch:
The Sailor's Hornpipe' fits almost exactly as a descant over 'Eternal Father, Strong to Save.
DON'T list other achievements if they're not relevant to the application (learning the descant recorder age 8 is unlikely to get you a job as an engineer, but knowing some programming languages might)
I was still trying to imagine what that would sound like when the descant started and my own throat closed in awe.
Vocal Descants For 101 Noteworthy Hymns" is a stunning collection of 101 soprano or tenor vocal descant lines for popular and well known hymns.