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  • n. Plural form of melody.

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Examples

  • But the most haunting of all the melodies is the warbling laughter of the Tulameen; its delicate note is far more powerful, more far-reaching than the throaty thunders of Niagara.

    Legends of Vancouver

  • Together, they make this crazy, tripped out music that goes from hip-hop breaks to tech-house, all layered with melodies from the vibraphone and washes of keys from the rhodes.

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  • I don't think the band is particularly religious, but they've certainly borrowed a few of their melodies from the choir.

    People That Want to Be Successful In Life (Music (For Robots))

  • Singing beautiful melodies is one thing, but to deliver the text so that the people understand it, even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.

    Out of Character

  • Though native instruments and the method of playing them does not usually appeal to the English ear, except for condemnation, it must also be said that Indians in general assert that they do not recognise any particular beauty in English melodies; and the wealth of sound of

    India and the Indians

  • The strange melodies from the strings floated past him – he felt that others understood.

    Jenny: A Novel

  • The seven short Chorale Preludes use melodies from the Romanian Colinda songs, which are sung on Christian feast days, including Christmas.

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  • Today, traditional Latin American melodies presented in a variety of rhythms are among the most cherished experiences of performers, dancers and audiences, and classical musicians from the region give us rich substance of their own, with compositions attractive to all listeners.

    Al-Ahram Weekly Online

  • And when you see the movie, you’ll hear that the melodies from the song we wrote are part of the score.

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  • … The unifying factor in all her melodies is their natural, popular musicality … which everyone can comprehend … and this applies to the music and to the lyrics.

    Naomi Shemer.

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