Heterophony vs. Polyphony
Difference Between Heterophony and Polyphony
(music) The simultaneous performance by a number of singers or musicians of two or more versions of the same melody.
(music) Musical texture consisting of several independent melodic voices, as opposed to music with just one voice (monophony) or music with one dominant melodic voice accompanied by chords (homophony).
The quality of a text of being capable of being read in more than one way.the polyphony of a biblical passage
music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments