from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Music intended for performance by two or more independent performers; concerted or harmonized music: almost exclusively applied to vocal music. See part-singing and part-song.


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  • Yet even about the fourteenth century the gradual substitution of musica mensurata for the cantilena romana, part-music for unisonous, wrought an increasing change in the relation of choir to altar.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • The event is part-music festival, part-music conference, showcasing a combination of local and international acts in the sweltering getaway of The Irish Village, Dubai.



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