Definition of harmonist
1a : a member of a school of theorists in ancient Greece who intensively investigated the mathematical basis for musical pitch relations b archaic : a person who composes or performs music c : a composer who emphasizes harmony above other musical elements d : a musician skilled in performing or improvising harmony e : a collection of songs or hymns a religious songbook titled The Devotional Harmonist
2 : one who shows the agreement or harmony of corresponding passages of different literary works (as the Gospels) editorial harmonists of the Pentateuch — Interpreter's Bible
3 : harmonizer
4 usually capitalized [Harmony, community in Pennsylvania + English -ist] : harmonite
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Origin and Etymology of harmonist
harmony + -ist
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