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part music

noun
1.
music, especially vocal music, with parts for two or more independent performers.
Origin of part music
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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  • Invention of part music, its adaptation and development in popular music.

    The Thirteenth James J. Walsh
  • It is quite customary in school music to assign the boys to the lower part, in part music.

    The Child-Voice in Singing Francis E. Howard

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