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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Vocal composition for more than one voice; harmonized vocal composition.

Usage examples (27)
  • But, descrying traces of unmuddled harmony in a part-song one day, he gave his two under cellarmen faint hopes of getting on towards something in course of time.
  • The competition consisted in the singing; of a compulsory glee, chosen by the authorities some months in advance, and a voluntary part-song selected by the competing choir.
  • At the time of which we speak there were five competing houses in a school of some two hundred boys, and this means that in the school there were five complete four-part choirs...
  • The music which it played differed in no essential respect from that intended for singing; indeed the part-song was often arranged without alteration for instruments,... for more
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