accompaniment

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accompaniment

Music a subordinate part for an instrument, voices, or an orchestra
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accompaniment

A decoration added to a building with the intention of enhancing its appearance.
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Some research showed that children sing better with melodic replication or traditional tonal harmonic accompaniment than with either chromatic or dissonant harmonic accompaniment (Stauffer, 1985; Sterling, 1984).
(See Figure 6) It is surprising that a simple folk tune can transform into such a refined style along with the modern harmonic accompaniment. This excerpt can be utilized by piano or guitar accompaniment in a general music class.
Here, Mozart inconsistently applies slurs over broken chords, only taking the time to write them in measure 11; the consistent texture implies that slurring and over holding would occur throughout the harmonic accompaniment of these measures.