from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See part, 5, and partwriting.
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Spirits were high as people chose their seats according to voice-part and opened their score books, some tattered by time and some brand new.
Surely, the voice-part in these classics is not without its need of elucidation.
As a general thing no two voices in contrapuntal writing move in the same way, each voice-part being contrasted with different note-values.
Mr Sharnall's resources in the way of men's voices were so limited that he was by no means unused to finding himself short of a voice-part on the one side or the other.