English version

descant in Music topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdescantdes‧cant /ˈdeskænt/ noun [countable, uncountable]  APMa tune that is played or sung above the main tune in a piece of music
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descantHe knows that one card trick is much like another, a descant of deftness that can t be stretched.And, like a descant, the women.