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  ACCOMPANIMENT - LoveToKnow Article on ACCOMPANIMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
that which "accompanies"), a musical term for that part of a vocal or instrumental composition added to support and heighten the principal vocal or instrumental part; either by means of other vocal parts, single instruments or the orchestra.
The accompaniment may be obbligato or ad libitum, according as it forms an essential part of the composition or not.
In the history of song the evolution of the art side of an accompaniment is important, and in the higher forms the vocal and instrumental parts practically constitute a duet, in which the instrumental part may be at least as important as that of the voice.
91.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AC/ACCOMPANIMENT.htm   (173 words)

  
 G.A.P. Text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Accompaniment creates a nonviolent response to the threats, harassment, and violence suffered by Guatemalan communities, survivors of the 36-year-long civil war, and grassroots organizations.
Accompaniers monitor the situation and alert the international community to abuses.
The purposes of accompaniment are to provide a measure of security to those accompanied and create space for Guatemalan communities and organizations to organize to defend their rights.
www.nisgua.org /G.A.P._text.htm   (578 words)

  
 Accompaniment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Harmonic accompaniment is music played to accompany a melody line; it is usually chordal and played by such instruments as (acoustic or electric) guitar, piano, organ and bass guitar, but it can also be played by instruments that ordinarily play the melody, such as the violin.
In most tonal music the melody and accompaniment are written from and share the same group of pitches, while in much atonal music the melody and accompaniment are chosen from entirely separate groups of pitches, often from different hexachords.
Dialogue accompaniment is a form of call and response in which the lead and accompaniment alternate, the accompaniment playing during the rests of the lead and providing a drone or silence during the main melody or vocal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Accompaniment   (264 words)

  
 Accompaniment - Lutheran World Relief
Building on these pre-existing assets, accompaniment is based on shared values and objectives, and uses jointly-developed strategies with flexibility and openness to achieve sustainable results.
In its emergency and development work, LWR uses accompaniment to work through existing structures and organizations (“partners”) where and whenever possible to foster community empowerment and to ensure resources are used to maximum effect.
Accompaniment is not only a relationship between LWR and its partners, but a process of working together.
www.lwr.org /ourwork/accompaniment.asp   (178 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Accompaniment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alberti bass is a particular kind of accompaniment in music, often used in the classical music era.
A riff is an ostinato figure: a repeated chord progression or melodic figure, often played by the rhythm section instruments, that forms the basis or accompaniment of a rock music or jazz composition.
In music, a drone is a harmonic or monophonic effect or accompaniment where a note or chord is continuously sounded throughout much or all of a piece, sustained or repeated, and most often establishing a tonality upon which the rest of the piece is built.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Accompaniment   (1072 words)

  
 Accompaniment Music-Accompaniment Tracks
Instrumental accompaniment tracks are expanding tremendously and are becoming more and more popular and accepted in many different denominations and settings.
Accompaniment tracks have helped to expand the variety of Gospel music and contemporary Christian music performance in churches of all denominations.
Accompaniment tracks can also be used for "special music" and "offertories" as well.
www.brasstrax.com   (387 words)

  
 Score [Two Songs and Two Accompaniments [for mezzo-soprano and piano] (modular pieces that may be combined in several ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Score [Two Songs and Two Accompaniments [for mezzo-soprano and piano] (modular pieces that may be combined in several ways) Song 1 Reconciliation for mezzo-soprano Song 2 for mezzo-soprano.
Two Songs and Two Accompaniments [for mezzo-soprano and piano] (modular pieces that may be combined in several ways) Song 1 Reconciliation for mezzo-soprano Song 2 for mezzo-soprano.
Accompaniment 1 for piano Accompaniment 2 Bist du bei mir for piano
www.gaudeamus.nl /en/library/score.php?composer_id=15766&score_id=35316   (121 words)

  
 accompaniment - definition by dict.die.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
accompaniment n 1: an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another [syn: concomitant, co-occurrence] 2: a subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts [syn: musical accompaniment, support] 3: the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them [syn: escort]
[F. accompagnement.] That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.
Specifically: (Mus.) A part performed by instruments, accompanying another part or parts performed by voices; the subordinate part, or parts, accompanying the voice or a principal instrument; also, the harmony of a figured bass.
dict.die.net /accompaniment   (120 words)

  
 Devachan Music - Mark Simos
It is particularly important the larger the ensemble becomes, where the accompanying instrument must serve as a single voice among many.
The most obvious way to accompany is to mimic as exactly as possible what is going on in the melody.
Countering is also important in dance music accompaniment at the junctures where the parts repeat or progress (A to A, A to B, B to B, B to A).
www.devachan.com /Community_Room/Accompaniment.html   (1971 words)

  
 Intro (Guitar Chords and Accompaniment)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
laying chords to provide an accompaniment to singing or other instruments is one of the most important and enjoyable roles of the guitarist.
In all types of popular music, from folk, blues, rock, jazz, country to Latin, you are most likely to find a guitarist, if any, strumming or picking chords the majority of time he is playing.
So whatever your goal is, whether you want to play as you sing alone, jam with friends or in a band, or perform solo guitar, learning chords and various basic accompaniment styles will give you a foundation and powerful tools to help you accomplish your goals.
www.sixstringsmusicpub.com /GCAAseries/103/intro.htm   (468 words)

  
 Haiti Accompaniment Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In March 2004 a number of US based groups formed the Haiti Accompaniment Project to organize teams and individuals who are committed to physically standing in solidarity with the Haitian people in the aftermath of the February 29th coup d'etat.
Accompaniment activities include: providing an international presence at demonstrations, meetings, or at sites where accompaniment has been requested, visits to prisons and with political prisoners, trips outside of Port-au-Prince for the purpose of accompaniment and or human rights documentation.
By enabling survivors to tell their stories, and then taking their testimony to the international community, accompaniment volunteers give a voice to the voiceless and to empower survivors advocate for themselves.
www.haitiaction.net /News/HAP/8_10_4.html   (480 words)

  
 Computer Accompaniment
This patent is related to the ensemble accompaniment research reported in the papers mentioned above.
A scheduler is responsive to the final score position and final ensemble tempo for outputting an accompaniment corresponding thereto.
Automated accompaniment systems are computer systems that "play along" with a solo musician or a group of musicians when given the score for a piece of music.
www-2.cs.cmu.edu /~rbd/bib-accomp.html   (1143 words)

  
 A section of music encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Accompaniment-An accompaniment is an additional part for a performer of any kind that is less important than another, which it serves to support and enhance.
She sings mostly in the a cappella style, or at least with minimalist accompaniment, and is popular at both British and North American festival.
The choice of attack is determined by the content: a slow ballad might require an accompanying guitarist to pluck with bare fingers for a smooth attack, while guitar fiddle tunes might require a flatpick for a consistently fast attack.
www.traditionalmusic.co.uk /traditional-music/ency/a.htm   (5383 words)

  
 Harmonic accompaniment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Accompaniment figures are gestures used repeatedly in the accompaniment, suchas:
Harmonic accompaniment is music played to accompany a melody line; it is usually chordal and played bysuch instruments as (acoustic or electric) guitar, piano, organ and bass guitar, but it can also be played by instruments that ordinarily play the melody, such as the violin.
In most tonal music the melody and accompaniment are written from and share the samegroup of pitches, while in much atonal music the melody and accompaniment are chosenfrom entirely separate groups of pitches, often from different hexachords.
www.therfcc.org /harmonic-accompaniment-172137.html   (171 words)

  
 Vocational Accompaniment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Accompaniment is an integral part of the Church's ministry to people and is designed to help them discover their baptismal identity and role within the Church.
Vocational Accompaniment is an important part of the process of discernment about one's place in life.
It especially concerns reaching the decision as to which of the four vocations ~ marriage, single lay life, religious life or priesthood ~ is a real possibility for the individual.
www.users.bigpond.com /familycaresrs/accompaniment.html   (99 words)

  
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Theoretically one should be able to recognize a Master djembe player from the sound of his accompaniment only.
I have played with people so many times where they played a weak and cheap accompaniment just so they could save their energy to solo.
If you give the soloist this respect he will give you the respect of a good accompaniment when it is your turn to solo.
www.blogger.com /email-post.g?blogID=8079487&postID=109363633522720568   (361 words)

  
 e-Xpressor - Accompaniment Maker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This Software is intended for those who want to compose songs and play accompaniments by ear with a computer and sound card, as well as for all people who love music and wish to educate of ear to music.
Offers convenient accompaniment edit interface permitting to change the chord progression by ear.
Offers accompaniment styles for guitar or piano depending on the musical characteristics of the tune.
www.e-xpressor.com /rmam.html   (230 words)

  
 News Release (More Guitar Chords and Accompaniment)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Since first being published in January 1999, More Guitar Chords and Accompaniment has been favorably reviewed by educators and the media as a valuable guide especially for students who are eager to move up to the next level of guitar playing.
More Guitar Chords and Accompaniment begins where the previous book left off, presenting a collection of more-advanced guitar chords and accompaniment patterns, and showing through practical examples how students can play accompaniment in a variety of musical styles by simply applying the appropriate chords and accompaniment patterns unique to each style.
Accompaniment patterns of strumming, arpeggios, and finger-picking in various time signatures.
www.sixstringsmusicpub.com /GCAAseries/111/NewsRelease.htm   (355 words)

  
 International Accompaniment for Genocide Case Witnesses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She is also in charge of orienting, training and placing the international accompaniers, following up on accompaniment in the various regions of the country; and disseminating information and urgent actions at an international level.
In the event of a threat or potential threat to the witnesses, the accompaniers are expected to take the lead from the witnesses about where and how to report the events.
International accompaniment is a security measure, but accompaniers are not human shields or bodyguards.
www.nisgua.org /articles/international_accompaniment_for_.htm   (789 words)

  
 Harmonic accompaniment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Universe of Harmonic Chant The official site of David Hykes and the Harmonic Choir, whose music is derived from Asian overtone singing, includes biographies, CD shop, news, reviews, and calendar of concerts and teaching events.
That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry
(Music):'' A part performed by instruments, accompanying another part or parts performed by voices; the subordinate part, or parts, accompanying the voice or a principal instrument; also, the harmony of a figured bass - P. Cyc.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Harmonic_accompaniment.html   (334 words)

  
 Hector Parr's Essays: Hymn Accompaniment
For hymn accompaniment is one of the organist's most demanding tasks.
The nature of the occasion, the words of the particular hymn or verse, the size of the building and of the congregation, and the heartiness of their singing all must be taken into account.
But it is seldom desirable to change one's registration in the middle of a verse, nor need one apologise for accompanying two or more consecutive verses with the same organ.
www.c-parr.freeserve.co.uk /hcp/hymns.htm   (3448 words)

  
 Jim Barnett, O.P.:"Accompaniment - From El Salvador on..."   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the pursuit of social issues, Archbishop Romero's accompaniment was different from, say, a Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who literally accompanied the poor to be sure, but often insisted her mission could never be political.
He accompanied the poor so profoundly, he entered so intimately into relationship with them that he mixed his own blood with theirs and offered his life in martyrdom out of love for the poor.
God's accompaniment of the chosen people, God's solidarity with the anawim and the little ones, God's preferential option for these poor is evident throughout salvation history, but most particularly in the life and words and actions and choices of Jesus of Nazareth.
www.op.org /domcentral/preach/accomp.htm   (4834 words)

  
 americas.org - Report of the Haiti Accompaniment Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From June 29 to July 9, the Haiti Accompaniment Project sent a delegation to Haiti to investigate the current human rights situation and to assess the needs and practical possibilities for accompaniment of Haitian grassroots organizations by international solidarity workers.
Although these denunciations are not accompanied by proof, they are often accompanied by illegal arrest, incarceration and sometimes the disappearance of the accused.
International presence and accompaniment is an important way to support the return of democracy and human rights in Haiti.
www.americas.org /item_15803   (6478 words)

  
 Accompaniment Products for String Players
Another advantage to playing with an accompaniment is that any problems you may have with timing are immediately apparent.
There are fundamental differences between a live recording of an accompanying orchestra, pianist, or partners in a string quartet, and an electronic realization of the same written score.
Some of these files are intended as accompaniments, but most are complete performances meant to be listened to, as an alternative to buying a recording.
www.ethanwiner.com /accomp.html   (4451 words)

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