Definition of polyphonically in English:


Pronunciation /-ik(ə)lē/


See polyphonic

‘One of its verses is set polyphonically in the 9th-century Musica enchiriadis, yet it is only in the 16th century that polyphonic settings, many of them designed for alternatim performance, proliferate.’
  • ‘As I have been arguing here, middle-class knowledge and ignorance are invoked strategically and polyphonically in ways that answer many needs at once.’
  • ‘CreamWare took some liberties and improved on the original by allowing the synth to be played polyphonically and integrating a multi-effects section.’
  • ‘These sections were later set polyphonically and by the 15th cent. were assigned to a small choir, generally in four or five parts.’