- a person skilled in the practice of counterpoint.
Origin of contrapuntist
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Examples from the Web for contrapuntist
His training as a composer was finished under the contrapuntist Dehn, with whom Glinka stayed for several months at Berlin.
Other music was required to depict the emotions than that of the contrapuntist, with its puzzling intricacies.For Every Music Lover
Aubertine Woodward Moore
Much that Nabucco contained demonstrated the fully-trained composer, the scientific musician, and the able contrapuntist.Verdi: Man and Musician
Frederick James Crowest
- music a composer skilled in counterpoint
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