Definition of Monodic. Meaning of Monodic. Synonyms of Monodic

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Definition of Monodic

Monodic
Monodic Mo*nod"ic, Monodical Mo*nod"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] 1. Belonging to a monody. 2. (Mus.) (a) For one voice; monophonic. (b) Homophonic; -- applied to music in which the melody is confined to one part, instead of being shared by all the parts as in the style called polyphonic.

Meaning of Monodic from wikipedia

- composer of the 17th century ever called a piece a monody. Compositions in monodic form might be called madrigals, motets, or even concertos (in the earlier...
- century BC) Sappho of ****s (monodic lyric, c. 600 BC) Alcaeus of Mytilene (monodic lyric, c. 600 BC) Anacreon of Teos (monodic lyric, 6th century BC) Stesichorus...
- Melody type or type-melody is a set of melodic formulas, figures, and patterns. "Melody type" is a fundamental notion for understanding a nature of Western...
- Chorale is the name of several related musical forms originating in the music genre of the Lutheran chorale: Hymn tune of a Lutheran hymn (e.g. the melody...
- also refer to a composition's movement or the setting of music, e.g. as monodic, heterophonic, momophonic, polyphonic, or set (arranged) as a fugue or...
- is derived from European scales and modes. Most early Shaker music is monodic, that is to say, composed of a single melodic line with no harmonization...
- and originally had an antiphonal character, in which a leader sang in a monodic style, with the chorus responding with a simple, informal phrase; however...
- it features acting and dancing. It does, however contain music in the monodic style. The first oratorio to be called by that name is Pietro della Valle's...
- as harpsichord, pla**** and held chords while the singer sang/spoke the monodic line. Florence has been a setting for numerous works of fiction and movies...
- use polyphonic singing as the new-style Russian practice, but only the monodic, unison singing of Znamenny chant. In this respect it represents a tradition...
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