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contrapuntal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contrapuntal  \Con`tra*pun"tal\,  a.  [It.  contrappunto 
  counterpoint.  See  {Counterpoint}.]  (Mus.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  according  to  the  rules  of  counterpoint. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contrapuntal 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  or  according  to  the  rules 
  of  counterpoint;  "contrapuntal  base" 
  2:  (music)  having  two  or  more  independent  but  harmonically 
  related  melodic  parts  sounding  together  [syn:  {polyphonic}] 
  [ant:  {monophonic}] 




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