adjective see song

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • songlike — adjective Resembling a song a songlike adagio …   Wiktionary

  • songlike — adj. melodious, musical, having the qualities of a song …   English contemporary dictionary

  • songlike — adjective having a melody (as distinguished from recitative) • Syn: ↑ariose • Similar to: ↑melodious, ↑melodic, ↑musical * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling or suggestive of song * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • song — songlike, adj. /sawng, song/, n. 1. a short metrical composition intended or adapted for singing, esp. one in rhymed stanzas; a lyric; a ballad. 2. a musical piece adapted for singing or simulating a piece to be sung: Mendelssohn s Songs without… …   Universalium

  • lyric — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. poem, song. See poetry. adj. melodic. See music. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A libretto] Syn. opera text, words of the opera, story of the opera, words of a choral; see libretto . 2. [Verses set to music]… …   English dictionary for students

  • cavatina — noun Etymology: Italian, from cavata production of sound from an instrument, extraction, from cavare to dig out, from Latin, to make hollow, from cavus Date: 1813 1. an operatic solo simpler and briefer than an aria 2. a songlike …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • song — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sang; akin to Old English singan to sing Date: before 12th century 1. the act or art of singing 2. poetical composition 3. a. a short musical composition of words and music b. a collection of such… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gioachino Rossini — Gioachino Antonio Rossini [Rossini s first name is often spelled Gioacchino. Rossini himself spelled it with either one c or two early in life, but eventually settled on Gioachino. Baker s , Grove , and most Rossini scholars use Gioachino. ]… …   Wikipedia

  • Poetry — This article is about the art form. For other uses, see Poetry (disambiguation). Literature Major forms Novel · Poem · Drama Short story · Novella …   Wikipedia

  • Romantic music — Periods of Western art music Early Medieval   (500–1400) Renaissance (1400–1600) Baroque (1600–1760) Common practice Baroque (1600–1760) …   Wikipedia

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