call and response

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call and response

  1. (singing) A musical technique in which one or more performers calls and others (often the audience) respond with alternating musical phrases.

References[edit]

  • 2001. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: North America. Garland Publishing. Ellen Koskoff (Ed.) Pg. 593.