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harmonist


harmonist


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harmonist  \Har"mo*nist\,  Harmonite  \Har"mo*nite\,  n.  (Eccl. 
  Hist.) 
  One  of  a  religious  sect,  founded  in  W["u]rtemburg  in  the  last 
  century,  composed  of  followers  of  George  Rapp,  a  weaver.  They 
  had  all  their  property  in  common.  In  1803,  a  portion  of  this 
  sect  settled  in  Pennsylvania  and  called  the  village  thus 
  established,  Harmony. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harmonist  \Har"mo*nist\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  harmoniste.] 
  1.  One  who  shows  the  agreement  or  harmony  of  corresponding 
  passages  of  different  authors,  as  of  the  four  evangelists. 
 
  2.  (Mus.)  One  who  understands  the  principles  of  harmony  or  is 
  skillful  in  applying  them  in  composition;  a  musical 
  composer.