Example sentences for: accompaniment

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

  • As an accompaniment to Clinton's statement, David Kendall submitted a letter emphasizing that "the president did NOT commit or suborn perjury, tamper with witnesses, obstruct justice or abuse power" and that Clinton's response was "in good faith."

  • The commentary is chanted by a chorus of six to eight narrators (reminiscent of the chorus in Greek tragedy) who sit at the side of the stage, while musicians positioned at the back of the stage provide stark accompaniment with flute and drums.

  • Witt (Jim Caviezel), swims with native youths to the accompaniment of a heavenly children's choir, the first part sees the arrival of the Allied forces on the island, introduces the principal characters (none of whom amounts to a genuine protagonist), and lays out the movie's geographical and philosophical terrain.

  • 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!"

  • Once every two weeks there is a solemn Changing of the Guard parade, similar to the one at Buckingham Palace in London, performed to the accompaniment of the Police Band.


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