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Way the composer sets the text of a vocal composition in the assignment of syllables to notes in the melody to which the text is sung, or to set the music with regard to the ambiance of the lyrics. Wikipedia

  • Hymn tune

    Melody of a musical composition to which a hymn text is sung. Generally understood to have four-part harmony, a fast harmonic rhythm (chords change frequently), and no refrain or chorus. Wikipedia

  • Melisma

    Singing of a single syllable of text while moving between several different notes in succession. Referred to as melismatic, as opposed to syllabic, in which each syllable of text is matched to a single note. Wikipedia

  • Musical composition

    Original piece or work of music, either vocal or instrumental, the structure of a musical piece or to the process of creating or writing a new piece of music. People who create new compositions are called composers. Wikipedia

  • Singer-songwriter

    Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose, and perform their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies. Built on the folk-acoustic tradition, although this role has transmuted through different eras of popular music. Wikipedia

  • Noise in music

    Variously described as unpitched, indeterminate, uncontrolled, loud, unmusical, or unwanted sound. Important component of the sound of the human voice and all musical instruments, particularly in unpitched percussion instruments and electric guitars . Wikipedia

  • Process in songwriting of placing textual content in the context of musical rhythm, in which the lyrical meter and musical rhythm are in proper alignment as to preserve the natural shape of the language and promote prosody. Defined as " an appropriate relationship between elements." Wikipedia

  • Songwriter who writes lyrics—words for songs—as opposed to a composer, who writes the song's music which may include but not limited to the melody, harmony, arrangement and accompaniment. A lyricist's income derives from royalties received from original songs. Wikipedia

  • Composer

    Person who writes music, especially classical music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms. A composer may create music in any music genre, including, for example, classical music, musical theatre, blues, folk music, jazz, and popular music. Wikipedia

  • The "work number" that is assigned to a musical composition, or to a set of compositions, to indicate the chronological order of the composer's production. Abbreviated as "Op." Wikipedia

  • Klangfarbenmelodie

    Musical technique that involves splitting a musical line or melody between several instruments, rather than assigning it to just one instrument (or set of instruments), thereby adding color (timbre) and texture to the melodic line. Sometimes compared to "pointillism", a neo-impressionist painting technique. Wikipedia

  • Transformation (music)

    In music, a transformation consists of any operation or process that may apply to a musical variable (usually a set or tone row in twelve tone music, or a melody or chord progression in tonal music), or rhythm in composition, performance, or analysis. Transformations include multiplication, rotation, permutation (i.e. transposition, inversion, and retrograde), prolation (augmentation, diminution) and combinations thereof. Wikipedia

  • Recording without any vocals, although it might include some inarticulate vocals, such as shouted backup vocals in a Big Band setting. Through semantic widening, a broader sense of the word song may refer to instrumentals. Wikipedia

  • Temperance songs

    Temperance songs are those musical compositions that were sung and performed to promote the Temperance Movement from the 1840s to the 1920s. Distinct genre of American music. Wikipedia

  • Subject (music)

    Material, usually a recognizable melody, upon which part or all of a composition is based. In forms other than the fugue, this may be known as the theme. Wikipedia

  • Cantus firmus

    Pre-existing melody forming the basis of a polyphonic composition. Cantus firmi, although the corrupt form canti firmi can also be found. Wikipedia

  • Study and interpretation of texts of all types and/or spoken language in regard to their linguistic and tonal style, where style is the particular variety of language used by different individuals and/or in different situations or settings. Often used in a cover letter and résumé and while speaking during a job interview. Wikipedia

  • Harmonization

    Chordal accompaniment to a line or melody: "Using chords and melodies together, making harmony by stacking scale tones as triads". A harmonized scale can be created by using each note of a musical scale as a root note for a chord and then by taking other tones within the scale building the rest of a chord. Wikipedia

  • Musical improvisation

    Creative activity of immediate ("in the moment") musical composition, which combines performance with communication of emotions and instrumental technique as well as spontaneous response to other musicians. Sometimes musical ideas in improvisation are spontaneous, but may be based on chord changes in classical music and many other kinds of music. Wikipedia

  • Ornament (music)

    In music, ornaments or embellishments are musical flourishes—typically, added notes—that are not essential to carry the overall line of the melody (or harmony), but serve instead to decorate or "ornament" that line (or harmony), provide added interest and variety, and give the performer the opportunity to add expressiveness to a song or piece. Many ornaments are performed as "fast notes" around a central, main note. Wikipedia

  • Orchestration

    Study or practice of writing music for an orchestra or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra. Assignment of different instruments to play the different parts of a musical work. Wikipedia

  • Practice of notating a piece or a sound which was previously unnotated and/or unpopular as a written music, for example, a jazz improvisation or a video game soundtrack. Tasked with creating sheet music from a recording and they write down the notes that make up the piece in music notation, it is said that they created a musical transcription of that recording. Wikipedia

  • Folk music

    Folk music includes traditional folk music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th-century folk revival. Some types of folk music may be called world music. Wikipedia

  • Division (music)

    In music, division (also called diminution or coloration) refers to a type of ornamentation or variation common in 16th- and 17th-century music in which each note of a melodic line is "divided" into several shorter, faster-moving notes, often by a rhythmic repetition of a simple musical device such as the trill, turn or cambiata on each note in turn, or by the introduction of nonchord tones or arpeggio figures. Used in this sense to describe improvised coloratura ornamentation as used by opera singers of the day, but it made a ready way of devising variations upon a theme, and was particularly cultivated in the form of the "division on a ground" – the building of successively higher and faster parts onto a repeating bass-line. Wikipedia

  • Anglican chant

    Way to sing unmetrical texts, including psalms and canticles from the Bible, by matching the natural speech-rhythm of the words to the notes of a simple harmonized melody. Significant element of Anglican church music. Wikipedia

  • Augmentation (music)

    Lengthening of a note or interval. Compositional device where a melody, theme or motif is presented in longer note-values than were previously used. Wikipedia

  • Romanian regional folksong style characterized by the union of a lyrical text and improvisational melody. Also called hora lunga or horea lunga, (hora here is derived from the Romanian word meaning 'oration'). Wikipedia

  • Theory about the composition of a melody, melodies, or piece based on pre-existing melodic figures and formulas. Known as a "centonate". Wikipedia

  • Accent is an emphasis, stress, or stronger attack placed on a particular note or set of notes, or chord, either as a result of its context or specifically indicated by an accent mark. Accents contribute to the articulation and prosody of a performance of a musical phrase. Wikipedia

  • Whole tone scale

    Scale in which each note is separated from its neighbors by the interval of a whole tone. In twelve-tone equal temperament, there are only two complementary whole-tone scales, both six-note or hexatonic scales: Wikipedia

  • Scale (music)

    Any set of musical notes ordered by fundamental frequency or pitch. Ascending scale, and a scale ordered by decreasing pitch is a descending scale. Wikipedia

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  • The instrumental track "Fuck This Shit" uses the prosody of the title phrase in a number of different keys but never the words themselves.Storytelling (Belle and Sebastian album)-Wikipedia
  • "Alt Dudak", "Hani Bana" and the other piece composed by Erken, "Naber", which includes a melody with syllabic prosody, are the songs for which separate music videos were made and released.Mükemmel-Wikipedia
  • Most remarkable is the plaintive prosody of the moniker "Biqui", stretched out over two languishing chords.Bonjour Biqui, Bonjour!-Wikipedia
  • Yakshagana also has its own metre (or prosody).Yakshagana-Wikipedia
  • Accents contribute to the articulation and prosody of a performance of a musical phrase.Accent (music)-Wikipedia
  • The "monotony" of the recitation, then, disappears in the music and dance, and in that help the movements of the bodies and the musical prosody (in singing some syllables become long, others are short).Political verse-Wikipedia

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