part-song
noun Date: 1731 a usually unaccompanied song consisting of two or more voice parts with one part carrying the melody

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  • Part song — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Part song (a veces en español partsong) es un término inglés sin equivalente exacto en español[1] que refiere a una forma de música coral secular a dos o mas voces a capella. Por lo general se trata de música… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Part song — Part Part (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • part song — part singing. a song with parts for several voices, esp. one meant to be sung without accompaniment. [1590 1600] * * * part song, a song with parts in simple harmony for two or more voices, especially one to be sung without an accompaniment. * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • part-song — n technical a song that consists of several voice parts, usually singing without a piano etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • part-song — part′ song n. mad a song with parts for several voices, esp. one meant to be sung without accompaniment • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • part song — n. a usually homophonic composition for several voices, intended for choral performance without accompaniment …   English World dictionary

  • Part song — A part song (or part song) is a form of choral music which consists of a secular song which has been written or arranged for several vocal parts. Usually the arrangement is homophonic, with the highest part carries the melody with the other… …   Wikipedia

  • part song — part singing. a song with parts for several voices, esp. one meant to be sung without accompaniment. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • part-song — /ˈpat sɒŋ/ (say paht song) noun a song with parts for several voices, especially one meant to be sung without accompaniment. –part singing, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • part song — noun a secular song with three or more voice parts, typically unaccompanied, and homophonic rather than contrapuntal in style …   English new terms dictionary

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