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Pronunciation of Counterpoint: Learn how to pronounce Counterpoint in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word counterpoint:

noun
the technique involving the simultaneous sounding of two or more parts or melodies
a melody or part combined with another melody or part See also descant (sense 1)
the musical texture resulting from the simultaneous sounding of two or more melodies or parts
See strict counterpoint
a contrasting or interacting element, theme, or item; foil
(prosody) the use of a stress or stresses at variance with the regular metrical stress
verb
(transitive) to set in contrast
related adjective
contrapuntal
Word Origin
C15: from Old French contrepoint, from contre-counter- + point dot, note in musical notation, that is, an accompaniment set against the notes of a melody