homophony definition

  • noun:
    • the standard or condition of being homophonic.
    • Homophonic songs.
    • a texture which two or more parts move collectively in harmony, the relationship among them creating chords.
    • the caliber of being homophonous.
    • Sameness of sound.
    • Sameness of noise; unison.
    • Plain harmony, in the place of polyphony. See Homophonous.
    • Sameness of sound.
    • In songs: In old songs, unison, or music in unison: opposed to antiphony.
    • In modern-day music, monody; monophony: opposed to polyphony.
    • Also homophone.
    • component songs with one principal vocals (in a homophonic design)
    • the same pronunciation for words of different origins

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