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- adj. Exhibiting, or pertaining to, heterophony.
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The performance of "Lonesome Valley" by the Fairfield Four on the "O Brother, Where Art Thou" soundtrack is quite heterophonic.
This much is true; that in popular music and jazz counterpoint is mostly heterophonic based
On the record, Conrad and a phalanx of other string players assault conventional harmony with heterophonic drones wreathed in jolting difference tones -- and by using intervals (some of which divide a whole step into five or even six parts) that assert their own consonance but lie outside the Western tuning system.