Definition of chordal in English:

chordal

adjective

  • See chord

    • ‘All pieces are written in a melody and accompaniment style, with the right hand playing the melody and the left hand playing chordal figures or arpeggiations.’
    • ‘Sitting in stark contrast, the Scherzo follows with its bold chordal character, leading to the finale which accelerates to a presto before drawing to a close.’
    • ‘No. 9 in F Major / Allegro - A chordal study with the primary melody first presented in legato form and then altered to staccato.’
    • ‘However, when the chordal melody is doubled in both hands, the left-hand part can be difficult to navigate cleanly.’
    • ‘For the uninitiated, Hunter plays a customised 8 string instrument which allows him to play bass lines along with his nifty chordal and solo work.’