barbershop
I. noun Date: 1579 a barber's place of business II. adjective Etymology: from the old custom of men in barbershops forming quartets for impromptu singing of sentimental songs Date: 1910 of a style of unaccompanied group singing of popular songs usually marked by highly conventionalized close harmony

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  • Barbershop — Gesang ist überwiegend homophone syllabische A cappella Musik mit einem vierstimmigen Akkord auf jeder Silbe. Die Melodie wird von der Führungsstimme („Lead“) gesungen; darüber liegt der Tenor, darunter der Bariton und der Bass. Dabei kreuzen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barbershop — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El cuarteto de barbershop Dapper Dans, en Disney World. Barbershop es un estilo de armonía, a capella característico de música vocal que se destaca por su consonancia de acordes en c …   Wikipedia Español

  • Barbershop — can refer to: * A place where barbers work, see Barber * An a cappella musical style, see Barbershop music * A 2002 motion picture, see Barbershop (film) * A 2004 motion picture, see * A 2005 sitcom, see …   Wikipedia

  • barbershop — ☆ barbershop [bär′bər shäp΄ ] n. a barber s place of business adj. Informal designating, or characterized by, the close harmony of usually male voices, esp. in sentimental songs [a barbershop quartet] …   English World dictionary

  • barbershop — arbershop n. a shop where a barber works, especially one where men can get their hair cut. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barbershop — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Barbershop (film). Quatuor Barbershop à Disneyland. Le style d harmonie appelée barbershop, codifié durant l époque de son renouv …   Wikipédia en Français

  • barbershop — n. (esp. AE) at, in a barbershop (he is at/in the barbershop) * * * [ bɑːbəʃɒp] in a barbershop (he is at/in the barbershop) (esp. AE) at …   Combinatory dictionary

  • barbershop — /bahr beuhr shop /, n. 1. Also called, esp. Brit., barber s shop. the place of business of a barber. 2. the singing of four part harmony in barbershop style or the music sung in this style. adj. 3. specializing in the unaccompanied part singing… …   Universalium

  • barbershop — [[t]bɑ͟ː(r)bə(r)ʃɒp[/t]] barbershops 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Barbershop is a style of singing where a small group of people, usually men, sing in close harmony and without any musical instruments accompanying them. ...a barbershop quartet. 2) see… …   English dictionary

  • barbershop — UK [ˈbɑː(r)bə(r)ˌʃɒp] / US [ˈbɑrbərˌʃɑp] noun Word forms barbershop : singular barbershop plural barbershops 1) [uncountable] music a type of singing in which four men sing together in harmony, usually without music 2) [countable] American a shop …   English dictionary

  • barbershop — bar|ber|shop [ˈba:bəʃɔp US ˈba:rbərʃa:p] n 1.) [U] a style of singing popular songs with parts for four men, usually without music ▪ a barbershop quartet 2.) AmE a shop where men s hair is cut British Equivalent: barber s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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