part song


noun

a song with parts for several voices, especially one meant to be sung without accompaniment.

Origin of part song

First recorded in 1590–1600

OTHER WORDS FROM part song

part singing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for part song

part song

noun

a song composed in harmonized parts
(in more technical usage) a piece of homophonic choral music in which the topmost part carries the melody
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