monody definition

  • noun:
    • An ode for starters voice or star, like in Greek crisis.
    • A poem where the poet or presenter mourns another's demise.
    • songs a method of structure dominated by an individual melodic line.
    • songs A style of structure having a single melodic range; monophony.
    • songs A composition in either of the designs.
    • An ode, such as Greek crisis, for an individual voice, usually particularly a mournful song or dirge.
    • Any poem mourning the loss of some one; an elegy.
    • A monotonous or mournful sound.
    • A composition having one melodic range.
    • A species of poem of a mournful character, by which one mourner conveys lamentation; a song for just one voice.
    • In songs:
    • A style of structure which one voice-part distinctly preponderates in interest on the other people; homophony: against polyphony, for which all voice-parts are equally important.
    • A piece printed in monodic design; a melody, tune, or atmosphere, typically for voice.
    • A composition printed in one component only; a solo. Additionally monophony.
    • Monotonous noise; monotonousness of noise.
    • A poem which grief the loss of the subject of the poem is expressed.
    • music comprising a single singing part (usually with accompaniment)

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