meaning of accompanist

accompanist meaning in General Dictionary

The performer in music which takes the accompanying component

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  • someone who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
  • The performer in songs who takes the associated part.

accompanist meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"performer just who takes the associated part in songs," 1833, from accompany + -ist. Fowler prefers accompanyist.


accompanist meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The performer in music just who takes the accompanying component.