heterophony


het·er·oph·o·ny

noun \ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-fə-nē\
plural het·er·oph·o·nies

Definition of HETEROPHONY

:  independent variation on a single melody by two or more voices

Origin of HETEROPHONY

Greek heterophōnia diversity of note, from heter- + -phōnia -phony
First Known Use: 1919

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