descant Meaning and Definition

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درویش

darwaish

قلندر

qalandar

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English definition for descant

1. n. a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody

2. v. talk at great length about something of one's interest

3. v. sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

4. v. sing in descant

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Descant, discant, or discantus can refer to several different things in music, depending on the period in question; etymologically, the word means a voice (cantus) above or removed from others.
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