discant

the top voice in a polyphonic texture; the label implies that the voice is composed against another important line, usually the tenor.
Found on http://people.vanderbilt.edu/~cynthia.cyrus/ORB/orbgloss.htm

discant

a style of Notre Dame organum in which the all voices are measured (following the rhythmic modes). Related terms: organum purum, copula.
Found on http://people.vanderbilt.edu/~cynthia.cyrus/ORB/orbgloss.htm

Discant

Dis'cant noun See Descant , noun
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/76

Discant

• (n.) See Descant, n.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/discant/
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