A part, usually performed by instruments, that gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ornamentation; also, the harmony of a figured bass. (noun)
Examples of word accompaniment
Inevitably, the Q&A would stop and some hideous, generic Muzak-style instrumentals would play in accompaniment of the exercising.
A soprano singing with a piano accompaniment is also heard as a coherent happening, despite being composed of distinct sounds (notes).
Their traditional accompaniment is salsa borracha - “drunken sauce” - made with pasilla chiles and pulque.
Sting's Songs from the Labyrinth features the music of John Dowland – a melancholic Elizabethan era composer – and accompaniment from the Bosnian lute player Edin Karamazov… A spokesman for the awards, which are produced by the British Phonographic Institute, said the only previous instances of a non-classical artist being nominated were Roger Waters last year and the techno-classicist William Orbit in 2001.
With musical accompaniment from the Conqueror Wyrms and the Plasma Miasma.
Later yet, at a Boheme, i really can't hear Luciano's top at all, except when the accompaniment is vide or he happens to catch hold of a phrase riding nicely from below, as at the opening of "O Mimi, tu piu."