triple counterpoint


: three-part musical counterpoint so written that any part may be transposed above or below any other

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of triple counterpoint was circa 1869

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“Triple counterpoint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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