Translation of contrapuntal in Spanish:

contrapuntal

de contrapunto, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑntrəˈpən(t)l//ˌkɒntrəˈpʌnt(ə)l/

adjective

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    de contrapunto
    • The final movement has some pounding drums with trumpets and some more contrapuntal blending of melodic lines.
    • The motets, however, represent the zenith of Brahms's contrapuntal art.
    • Generally, they are more lyrical and less contrapuntal than their German counterparts.
    • One finds this mirrored in the antiphonies between orchestral groups in a huge, highly contrapuntal gigue.
    • This symphony is, if anything, contrapuntal, and the first movement a stunning exemplar.
    • One would expect this in something like the early Passacaglia, a contrapuntal Baroque form in which a set of variations occurs over a repeating bass.