Definition of contrapuntist in English:



  • See contrapuntal

    • ‘Magnard himself was a natural contrapuntist, often seeming wilfully to shun the blandishments of orchestral colour.’
    • ‘And as a first-rate contrapuntist, she felt entirely at home in the medium of the quartet.’
    • ‘What a marvelous contrapuntist he is, I think one of finest piano contrapuntists of the romantic period.’
    • ‘Ever since I was a boy, I've been fascinated by the great contrapuntists from Palestrina to Bach.’
    • ‘For example, Bach was influenced by the tremendous creativity displayed by the contrapuntists who preceded him.’