Definitions

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  • n. The branch of music theory that deals with pitch and melody.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The branch of musical science which treats of the pitch of tones, and of the laws of melody.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That branch of musical science that is concerned with the pitch and succession of tones—that is, with melody in the technical sense.

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Examples

  • The first wallpaper this week is for the band Daso+Pawas, a duo comprised of Daso Franke and Pawas Gupta who “combine their cool melodics and understated rhythmic sensibilities into a very original and appealing formula.”

    KN | Kitsune Noir » The DWP with Ghostly + Michael Cina: Daso+Pawas

  • His rubbery ricochets, shaggy beats and wan melodics have a warm introspection. '

    Electronic Eden

  • Settings in which the utterances of the turba, in falso-bordone style, alternate with the liturgical melodics are numerous.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • His voice, a piercing jet of sound, flew over the jagged melodics, weaving them into a blindingly rapid melody, as Malone and Barron easily grounded him in a modal swing.

    The Harvard Crimson | All Articles

  • This is a busy attack of melodics and four chord crashes separated by the odd boom and a great guitar break.

    Tourdates Unsigned Chart

  • But it's the group's concentrated melodics that's the real draw.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Three quid for three bands, one of which is a frighteningly loud reincarnation of the fuzzy melodics of nineties grunge, shoegazer and alt-rock?

    Velcro City Tourist Board

  • Geogaddi has a bit less in the way of melodics (the prime factor why Music Has the Right to Children was an immediate classic) and, as a result, sounds slightly less like trip-hop for fairy tales and more like the slightly experimental, but definitely produced, electronic music it is.

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  • The uplifting guitar and synth parts are meshed with Hill's wild drum beat, and the nice melodics and harmonies are about as mainstream as Hella is ever going to get.

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  • There are also some tracks for the dancefloor, but in general you could say that all the tracks have a certain kind of atmosphere and melodics in them.

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