Definition of chordal
1 : of, relating to, or suggesting a chord
2 : relating to music characterized more by harmony than by counterpoint
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Pianist Rabinovich was especially fine throughout, filling in the big chordal textures of the symphony and fully meeting the onslaught from the percussion without having to resort to heavy-handedness.
The intensely chordal nature of Roberts' solo evoked shades of Dave Brubeck, and drummer Gratteau's extended cadenza conveyed a narrative quality that justly drew a warm ovation.
The lightness of the melodies, combined with the density of the drone, is totally mind-bending, with organ and synth laying out huge blocks of chordal bass under the heavenly voices.
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