Questions tagged [accompaniment]

For questions regarding the accompaniment in music, the musical part supporting or providing background for other musical part, usually the main melody or theme of the composition.

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Where/how can I get a song's backing track without a specific instrument so I can play for it?

I've been playing with the violin for a while now. The latest song I learned was He's a Pirate from Pirates of the Caribbean. 'cuz it is a lot of fun. I want to make a video of me playing it. And it ...
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Are the vocal melodies on the first staff part of the same chord progressions as the piano accompaniment on the bottom?

Are all the notes in each box part of the same chord?
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Why might one want to record a drum accompaniment electronically without using regular or electronic drumheads and cymbals to drum on?

Motivated by How to determine fast if song has constant tempo I don't have physical drums. I'm producing the drums electronically via a software called FL Studio. That means that the tempo needs ...
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Why can't I play with a backing track or other musicians

I am a 63 year old man who has never played an instrument before but I have recently started learning to play the harmonica. I’m half way through my second 12 week term of harmonica and I am not only ...