Translation of descant in Spanish:


contrapunto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛskænt//ˈdɛskant/


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    contrapunto masculine
    • During the descant finale, however, instinct won out.
    • In some hymnals a descant is provided for the refrain.
    • A soaring girl soprano descant adds another heavenly layer to the already rich texture.
    • The song is presented in three arrangements - in three parts with descant, in one part with a descant and in three parts without a descant and there is also a recording of the instrumental backing without singers.
    • Jacques told me that everyone was in such awe when I sang it, no one would sing the descant while I was at college.