Example sentences for: accompaniment

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!"

  • 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.

  • 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.


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