contrapuntal definition

  • adjective:
    • Music Of, associated with, or incorporating counterpoint.
    • Of or regarding counterpoint.
    • regarding, or according to the principles of, counterpoint.
    • having several separate but harmonically relevant melodic components sounding together
    • associated with or characteristic of or based on the guidelines of counterpoint
  • others:
    • In music, related to counterpoint, or perhaps in conformity using its guidelines; having an independent movement for the voice-parts.

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