descant

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To discuss at length
To sing or play a descant
A lengthy discourse on a subject
a counterpoint melody sung or played above the theme
{v} to sing, discourse, enlarge
{n} a song, tune, air, discourse, disputation
To comment freely; to discourse with fullness and particularity; to discourse at large
A discourse formed on its theme, like variations on a musical air; a comment or comments
talk at great length about something of one's interest
sing by changing register; sing by yodeling; "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"
1 Soprano or tenor voice 2 The melodic line or counterpoint accompanying an existing melody 3 The upper part of a polyphonic composition
a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
A vocal part or parts added above the highest part and intended to be performed by treble voices along with the ensemble
{f} sing; sing in parts, harmonize
a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody talk at great length about something of one's interest sing in descant
1 Soprano or tenor voice 2 The melodic line or counterpoint accompanying an existing melody 3 The upper part of a polyphonic composition 4 The highest pitch member of some families of instruments
Originally, a double song; a melody or counterpoint sung above the plain song of the tenor; a variation of an air; a variation by ornament of the main subject or plain song
sing in descant
An ornamental part where the pitch lies above the main melody
The canto, cantus, or soprano voice; the treble
To sing a variation or accomplishment
The upper voice in part music
A descant is a tune which is played or sung above the main tune in a piece of music. a tune that is played or sung above the main tune in a piece of music (cantus )
{i} music with harmonizing melodies; melodies sung together
A melody sung or played above the main melody
A second melody, sung above a given melody, in order to add interest Often accompanies hymns and carols and is sometimes improvised The word descant is also used to indicate the high range, as in descant recorder
descant on
sing a descant on a main tune or melody
descanted
past of descant
descanting
present participle of descant
descants
third-person singular of descant
descants
plural of , descant
descant
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