Monodic
Monodic Mo*nod"ic, Monodical Mo*nod"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] 1. Belonging to a monody. [1913 Webster]

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}. [1913 Webster]


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  • monodic — MONÓDIC, Ă, monodici, ce, adj. (muz.) Care este specific monodiei, de monodie. – Din fr. monodique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 04.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  monódic adj. m., pl. monódici; f. sg. monódică …   Dicționar Român

  • monodic — adjective see monody …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monodic — monodically, adv. /meuh nod ik/, adj. Music. of or relating to monody. [1810 20; < Gk monoidikós. See MONODY, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • monodic — adjective pertaining to monody Syn: monodical See Also: monodist …   Wiktionary

  • monòdic — mo|nò|dic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • monodic — adj. pertaining to a monody; sung by one voice, for one voice (Music) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monodic — mo·nod·ic …   English syllables

  • monodic — /mɒˈnɒdɪk/ (say mo nodik) adjective relating to monody or homophony. Also, monodical. {Greek monōidikos} –monodically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • monodic — adjective having a single vocal part • Syn: ↑monodical • Similar to: ↑monophonic • Derivationally related forms: ↑monody (for: ↑monodical) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monodical — Monodic Mo*nod ic, Monodical Mo*nod ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] 1. Belonging to a monody. [1913 Webster] 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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