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contrapuntal

contrapuntal

adjective con·tra·pun·tal \ˌkän-trə-ˈpən-təl\

Definition of CONTRAPUNTAL

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:  of, relating to, or marked by counterpoint
con·tra·pun·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

Origin of CONTRAPUNTAL

Italian contrappunto counterpoint, from Medieval Latin contrapunctus — more at counterpoint
First Known Use: 1845

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

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