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Counterpoint

Coun´ter`point`   Pronunciation: koun´t?r-point`
n.1.An opposite point
1.(Mus.) The setting of note against note in harmony; the adding of one or more parts to a given canto fermo or melody
Counterpoint, an invention equivalent to a new creation of music.
- Whewell.
1.A coverlet; a cover for a bed, often stitched or broken into squares; a counterpane. See 1st Counterpane.
Noun1.counterpoint - a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
Verb1.counterpoint - to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
Synonyms: contrast
2.counterpoint - write in counterpoint; "Bach perfected the art of counterpointing"
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