Definition of countermelody in English:
noun (plural countermelodies)
A subordinate melody accompanying a principal one.
- Thiboldeaux's liberal application of Mellotron and Rhodes piano contributes greatly to this dynamic, and he often backs his theatrical, swerving vocal melodies with simple keyboard countermelodies.
- Fragile, lonely melodies and countermelodies reminiscent of his ambient works build into a chorus and actually take it somewhere.
- Melodies and countermelodies courtesy of several sprightly instruments cross over each other on ‘Hemipode,’ which also features cooing vocals that only enhance its courteous gait.
Definition of countermelody in:
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