heterophonic

heterophony

[het-uh-rof-uh-nee]
noun Music.
the simultaneous performance of the same melodic line, with slight individual variations, by two or more performers.

Origin:
1940–45; hetero- + -phony

heterophonic [het-er-uh-fon-ik] , adjective
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heterophony (ˌhɛtəˈrɒfənɪ)
 
n
the simultaneous performance of different versions of the same melody by different voices or instruments

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