accompany (one) with (some instrument)

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accompany (one) with (some instrument)

To play a musical instrument in support of a featured band or performer. I need someone to accompany me with piano when I sing at the talent show. While her little brother played the flute, Sarah accompanied him with the clarinet. No, you don't get a solo—you're just accompanying me with guitar!
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accompany someone with something

to use a particular musical instrument to play music that goes along with someone else's musical performance. She accompanied Mary with her flute.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
As we proceeded on our way, bands of young girls, darting from the surrounding groves, hung upon our skirts, and accompanied us with shouts of merriment and delight, which almost drowned the deep notes of the recitative.
Toward evening the two steam tugs that had accompanied us with a rollicking champagne-party of young New Yorkers on board who wished to bid farewell to one of our number in due and ancient form departed, and we were alone on the deep.