additional accompaniments. New or rev. accs. written by a later composer or ed. for mus. of the early masters, where perhaps only a figured bass is provided in the original. An extravagant example of such additions is found in the instr. parts Mozart wrote into Handel's Messiah for an occasion when no organ was available to provide the figured bass used in perf. of Handel's own time.
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