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synonyms for polyphony

  • arrangement
  • chord
  • composition
  • melody
  • tune
  • unity
  • blend
  • blending
  • chime
  • chorus
  • concert
  • concurrence
  • consonance
  • diapason
  • euphony
  • harmonics
  • melodiousness
  • overtone
  • piece
  • richness
  • symphony
  • triad
  • tunefulness
  • unison
  • attunement
  • concentus
  • concinnity
  • mellifluousness
  • organum

antonyms for polyphony

MOST RELEVANT
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • disharmony
  • cacophony
  • clash
  • disproportion
  • fighting
  • imbalance
  • jangling
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How to use polyphony in a sentence

The Recital is a stripped-down full-size keyboard that offers battery functionality and 128-note polyphony.
THE BEST BEGINNER KEYBOARDS LET YOU BUILD PIANO SKILLS WITHOUT A MAJOR INVESTMENTJAY CABRERAOCTOBER 31, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The overall narrative gains richness, strength and a kind of polyphony by mixing Fox’s crisp exposition with quotations from Jones’s memoir and the reminiscences of other prisoners.
THE GREATEST PRISON ESCAPE EVER? ‘THE CONFIDENCE MEN’ TELLS A SENSATIONAL TRUE STORY.MICHAEL DIRDAJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The polyphony is bold and free, the voices exhibiting an independence perhaps unknown since the days of the madrigalists.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
Yet again, he talks vaguely of the intricate polyphony of a cosmic orchestra, cacophonous to our dull ears.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
The cellos weave it into the polyphony, sometimes clearly, sometimes in scarcely recognizable augmentation.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
Polyphony is their vital element; the forms of counterpoint became more appropriate as the number of parts increased.
LIFE OF MOZART, VOL. 3 (OF 3)OTTO JAHN
With regard to style of writing for the clavier—a few canonic imitations excepted—there is no real polyphony.
THE PIANOFORTE SONATAJ.S. SHEDLOCK
The clavier by its very nature tended towards polyphony; the violin towards monody.
THE PIANOFORTE SONATAJ.S. SHEDLOCK
His polyphony, as applied to the emotional expression of his time, is simply the best of which the art of music is capable.
STUDIES IN MODERN MUSIC, SECOND SERIESW. H. HADOW
In this, as in his polyphony, he has assimilated the principles of a past method and has turned them to his own account.
STUDIES IN MODERN MUSIC, SECOND SERIESW. H. HADOW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POLYPHONY

  • arrangement
  • attunement
  • blend
  • blending
  • chime
  • chord
  • chorus
  • composition
  • concentus
  • concert
  • concinnity
  • concurrence
  • consonance
  • diapason
  • euphony
  • harmonics
  • mellifluousness
  • melodiousness
  • melody
  • organum
  • overtone
  • piece
  • polyphony
  • richness
  • symphony
  • triad
  • tune
  • tunefulness
  • unison
  • unity
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