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Melody - Wikipedia

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A melody ("singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity. In its most literal sense , a melody is a ...

Musical Terms and Concepts | SUNY Potsdam

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Click on Music Reference, then Oxford Music Online. Key terms and concepts. Related to melody: contour: the shape of the melody as rising or falling conjunct:  ...

glossary of musical terms - Western Michigan University

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art-music: a general term used to describe the "formal concert music" traditions of the West ... chant: (genre) a monophonic melody sung in a free rhythm (such as ...

Elements of Music

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Melody, or musical line, is a combination of pitch and rhythm (some say "duration "). ... Rather than describe the timbre of an instrument in other terms, it is often ...

Solomon's Glossary of Technical Musical Terms - Solomon's Music ...

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A dictionary or glossary of music theory terms. ... Linear set theory deals primarily with melodic lines and tone rows, i.e. pitch class sets that have a linear order.

Basic Musical Concepts - Beat, Rhythm, Melody and Harmony

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Basic Musical Concepts - Beat, Rhythm, Melody and Harmony. Without getting to deep into music theory, periods, styles and all that (which is too western) we ...

Melody | Define Melody at Dictionary.com

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Melody definition, musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement. See more.

Melody | Definition of Melody by Merriam-Webster

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Define melody: a pleasing series of musical notes that form the main part of a song or ... Other Music Terms ... MELODY Defined for English Language Learners ...

CanTeach: Fine Arts: Music - Glossary of Musical Terms and Forms

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accompaniment - subordinate harmonic and/or rhythmic material supporting a principal melody. accrescendo - getting louder adagio - very slow ad libitum - at ...

Melody - definition of melody by The Free Dictionary

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2. Musical quality: the melody of verse. 3. Music a. A rhythmically organized sequence... ... Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The ...

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Glossary of Musical Terms - Classical Works

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Canon -, A musical form where the melody or tune is imitated by individual parts at regular intervals. The individual parts may enter at different measures and ...

Melody vs. Harmony: Definitions and Examples - Video & Lesson ...

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What is a 'melody?' How are 'melody' and 'harmony' different? ... Musical Timbre of Instruments and Singers: Definition. Texture ..... Terms of Use Privacy Policy.

Melody - Musical Terms Definition - Piano - About.com

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Mar 24, 2016 ... Learn more about melody, harmony, musical texture, and how it's applied in piano music. Get the definition of melody, and browse musical ...