Definition of antiphony in English:

antiphony

Syllabification: an·tiph·o·ny
Pronunciation: /anˈtifənē
 
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noun

Antiphonal singing, playing, or chanting.
More example sentences
  • My one carp with the piece is that it relies a bit too heavily on antiphony, a natural device for two choirs.
  • The alleluias are strong and simple, with mainly two-part antiphony (back-and-forth) between the men and the women.
  • Harris's style is strong and assertive, imbued with an American melos of hymn tunes and folksongs, and using the orchestra to create powerful effects of block antiphony.

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