HyperDic: polyphony

English > 1 sense of the word polyphony:
NOUNcommunicationpolyphony, polyphonic music, concerted musicmusic arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
polyphony > pronunciation
Soundspahlih'fahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > polyphony: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningmusic arranged in parts for several voices or instruments.
Synonymspolyphonic music, concerted music
NarrowercounterpointA musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Oppositemonophony, monophonic music, monodymusic consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
Spanishpolifonía
Catalanpolifonia
Adjectivespolyphonic, polyphonousof or relating to or characterized by polyphony

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