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accompaniment

uh kuhmpni muhnt

  • n  an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
  • n  a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
  • n  something added to complete or embellish or make perfect
    wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish
  • n  the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

  • If company presidents could sing along to taped accompaniment, Inoue thought, why not regular guys at more modest drinking-places equipped only with a jukebox?.
  • Still talkingto the accompaniment of occasional appreciative laughs and squeals from his audiencehe leaned over to return the watch he had borrowed from a student in the .
  • To the accompaniment of a 100-voice choir formed especially for the occasion, Archbishop Patrick O'Boyle will officiate at the Nuptial Mass, assisted by two priests: William .
News & Articles

  • Volunteer advocates sought for hotline
    BRUNSWICK — Volunteer advocates are needed immediately to staff a 24-hour crisis and support line at Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine, or SASSMM. Advocates receive an hourly stipend for being on call and carrying a pager. The hourly stipend amount increases during a support line call, or calls that require hospital or police accompaniment. read more
    June 22, 2013 - The Times Record
  • Choralis to Bring Summer Sing-Alongs to F.C.
    Choralis is bringing its Summer Sings series to Falls Church. The group will sponsor sing-alongs of masterworks with soloists and accompaniment on four Tuesdays this summer. The series kicks off with Handel’s “Messiah” on Tuesday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Broad St., Falls [...]
    June 21, 2013 - Falls Church News-Press
  • Clarinet Player Seeks Cicadas for Jam Session
    Watch Video Musician David Rothenberg plays his clarinet with the buzz of cicadas as his accompaniment. In early June, David Rothenberg journeyed to the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New York's Hudson Valley in search of fellow musicians. These are not your typical musicians -- they're found in the grass and the treetops and make their best music in the heat of the day. They are cicadas ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Online NewsHour
Quotes

  • Annie Lennox in Washington Post
    I never thought I would live to see the day that I could be 53 years old standing on a stage,Lennox said as she accepted the trophy from Justin Timberlake. "It's been an incredible journey. Music: my friend, my accompaniment through life."
  • Michael Mukasey in BuzzFlash
    Instead, Mukasey said he is satisfied that "The officials most directly implicated in the misconduct left the Department to the accompaniment of substantial negative publicity."
  • Mark Hanson in Worldwide Faith News (press release)
    I believe ELCA bishops being tested will be a similar act of accompaniment and encouragement for ELCA members and global companions,Hanson said. "This decision by ELCA bishops is one more sign of this church's commitment to respond to the...

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