Accompanist



Music. a person who plays an .
Historical Examples

After this I work with the accompanist who comes to me every morning.
Vocal Mastery Harriette Brower

Then, turning, he laid a kindly hand on the arm of his accompanist.
The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray

Remenyi, on his side, saw the advantage of having such an accompanist for his own use.
The World’s Great Men of Music Harriette Brower

I like Arlt, and for weeks I had been trying to get him as accompanist, so I gained by the affair.
The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray

When Carlotta Patti visited the Pacific coast she especially engaged him to act as her accompanist for her concert tour.
Sixty Years of California Song Margaret Blake-Alverson

Harris is most widely known as an accompanist, and is one of the best in the country.
Contemporary American Composers Rupert Hughes

He hoped again that Mrs. Condor’s desire to see him had to do with Claire—more particularly with her dismissal as accompanist.
The Blood Red Dawn Charles Caldwell Dobie

There is only one accompanist in the world for me, and I want her for life.
The Merryweathers Laura E. Richards

He pleased himself by acting as accompanist to the distinguished cantatrice, whose programme included a number of his songs.
The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 2 of 2) Florence May

Eckstein is a master, of course, but a necessary evil as an accompanist.
The King of Diamonds Louis Tracy

noun
a person who plays a musical accompaniment for another performer, esp a pianist accompanying a singer
n.

“performer who takes the accompanying part in music,” 1833, from accompany + -ist. Fowler prefers accompanyist.

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    to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk. to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning. to put in company with; cause to be or go along; associate (usually followed by with): He accompanied his speech with gestures. Music. to play or […]

  • Accompany

    to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk. to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning. to put in company with; cause to be or go along; associate (usually followed by with): He accompanied his speech with gestures. Music. to play or […]



  • Accompanying

    to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk. to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning. to put in company with; cause to be or go along; associate (usually followed by with): He accompanied his speech with gestures. Music. to play or […]

  • Accompanyist

    . Historical Examples The accompanyist would, we may assume, do likewise with his pianoforte part, and in this way a perfect ensemble would be secured. Advice to Singers Frederick James Crowest Since other gentlemen are not more obsequious in gallantry, I hereby tender myself for honour of accompanyist and vade mecum. Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. F. […]



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