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DESCANT

'DESCANT' is a 7 letter word starting with D and ending with T

Crossword clues for 'DESCANT'

ClueAnswer
Counterpoint above the melody (7)DESCANT
Treble melody above the main melody (7)DESCANT

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DESCANT

3 letter words

AIM - AIR - HUM - LAY

4 letter words

ALTO - ARIA - BASS - HYMN - LIED - LILT - LINE - NOTE - OPUS - PART - PIPE - SING - SOLO - SONG - TRIO - TUNE - TWIT - VAMP - WORK

5 letter words

CANTO - CAROL - CHANT - CHIRP - CHOIR - CROON - DITTY - DRONE - ESSAY - ETUDE - PAPER - PIECE - PSALM - SCORE - SHADE - SHAKE - SOL-FA - SPEAK - STUDY - TENOR - THEME - TRACT - TREAT - TRILL - TROLL - VOICE - YODEL

6 letter words

ANTHEM - APERCU - BALLAD - BASSUS - CANTUS - CHORUS - DETAIL - DILATE - DO-RE-MI - EVOLVE - EXPAND - GO INTO - HANDLE - HOMILY - INTONE - MELODY - MEMOIR - QUAVER - REMARK - REVIEW - SCREED - SKETCH - SONATA - STRAIN - SURVEY - TAKE UP - THESIS - TREBLE - UNFOLD - WARBLE

7 letter words

AMPLIFY - ARTICLE - CHIRRUP - DESCANT - DEVELOP - DISCUSS - DISSERT - ENLARGE - FEATURE - MEASURE - MELODIA - MORCEAU - NARRATE - OUTLINE - PANDECT - PRELUDE - REFRAIN - ROULADE - SOPRANO - TREAT OF - TREMOLO - TWEEDLE - TWITTER - WHISTLE - WORK OUT - WRITE UP

8 letter words

AIR VARIE - ALEATORY - BARITONE - CAUSERIE - CONTINUO - DEAL WITH - DIAPASON - EXCURSUS - EXERCISE - INTONATE - MINSTREL - NOCTURNE - OVERTURE - RICERCAR - SERENADE - SOLO PART - SONATINA - TRACTATE - TREATISE - VOCALISE - VOCALIZE - VORSPIEL

9 letter words

CONTRALTO - CRITICISE - CRITICIZE - DISCOURSE - ELABORATE - EXPATIATE - EXPLICATE - INVENTION - MELIORATE - MONOGRAPH - PARAGRAPH - PLAIN SONG - PRICK SONG - SERMONISE - SERMONIZE - SOLMIZATE - TERM PAPER - TOUCH UPON - TREATMENT - UNDERSONG - VARIATION - VOICE PART - VOLUNTARY

10 letter words

ADAPTATION - COMMENTARY - DISCUSSION - DISSERTATE - EXPOSITION - GROUND BASS - NACHTMUSIK - PLAIN CHANT - PRODUCTION - REMARK UPON - TWEEDLEDEE

11 letter words

ARRANGEMENT - COMMENT UPON - COMPOSITION - ENLARGE UPON - EXAMINATION - FIGURED BASS - INQUIRE INTO - LUCUBRATION - MELODIC LINE - SOPRANO PART

12 letter words

CANTUS PLANUS - CHAMBER MUSIC - DISQUISITION - DISSERTATION - INTRODUCTION - PROGRAM MUSIC - PROLEGOMENON - SING IN CHORUS - THOROUGH BASS

13 letter words

ABSOLUTE MUSIC - ACCOMPANIMENT - ALEATORY MUSIC - BASSO CONTINUO - BASSO OSTINATO - CURTAIN RAISER - FIRST APPROACH - HARMONIZATION - ORCHESTRATION - PARTICULARIZE - RELATE AT LARGE - RESEARCH PAPER - STRING QUARTET

14 letter words

SPECIAL ARTICLE

15 letter words

CANTUS FIGURATUS - CONCERT OVERTURE - ELECTRONIC MUSIC - INCIDENTAL MUSIC - STRING ORCHESTRA

16 letter words

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA - DRAMATIC OVERTURE - OPERATIC OVERTURE - PRELIMINARY STUDY

17 letter words

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC - INTRODUCTORY STUDY - REHEARSE IN EXTENSO

18 letter words

THEME AND VARIATIONS

Definition of descant

  • talk at great length about something of one's interest
  • sing in descant
  • a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody

Anagrams of descant

DECANTS - SCANTED



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