Example sentences for: accompaniment

How can you use “accompaniment” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This book is a true pleasure to read, whether one's experience with fish is limited to the occasional accompaniment to chips, to Dover sole véronique , or to standing hip-deep in an icy stream at dawn.

  • In the case of a Saint-Saëns, on the other hand, the best thing is to savor the musical settings and the words, too--and then put aside the music to enjoy Victor Hugo, the poet, as presented by himself on the printed page, with piano accompaniment and vocal sonorities provided by your own dreamy imagination.

  • Wilco, the No Depression -approved band with the strongest fan base, swings between down-home sentimentality and rock aggression: The lyrics to a new song, "Misunderstood," begin with spare piano accompaniment and local color ("You're back in your old neighborhood/ where the cigarettes taste so good") and end with feedback and tantrums ("I'd like to thank you all for nothing at all!"

  • A first encounter with Indian music is most likely to be in the pleasant surroundings of a restaurant in one of the major hotels (rather than in what might be the intimidating atmosphere of a large recital hall) where it may be performed as an accompaniment to an elegant dinner, with first-class musicians.

  • What better accompaniment to the cacophonous examples listed than blinkenlights: n. Front-panel diagnostic lights on a computer, esp. a (dinosaur).


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