In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- That same, simple melody played by a single trumpet might be beautiful, but the message conveyed and resulting impact on the audience is not the same.
- This is a language I can understand, music with a melody I can whistle.
- The majority of Obrecht's masses are constructed round either plainchant melodies or secular songs.
- According to the liner notes, only three of the melodies come directly from Holst.
- Their repertoire included folk and musical hall melodies about daily life ending with a fun tongue twister as a finale.
- That said, you may not be able to remember a single melody to any one of these songs after a week, but maybe that's not the point.
- As soon as his fingers hit the notes in the song, the melody seemed quite familiar.
- It means he can hum a popular melody in the tune of other songs.
- It's a rather chirpy little guitar-pop song with a melody that is strangely reminiscent of the Postman Pat theme tune.
- Her voice sounded like pure music, a melody he'd forever be joyful to hear composed.
- Her fingers danced skillfully on the taut strings, creating an intricate melody.
- The album's arrangements are uniformly awful, and its melodies are elevator music bland.
- Mendelssohn's melody forms a self-contained, cadentially closed unit, a little garden of its own.
- Singers will get the chance to sing in harmony, in single line melodies, in rounds and to experiment with varied vocal textures.
- Even if the basic chords are unchanged, the melody almost inevitably adds passing notes which effectively alter the chords.
- Rain beat against her window, and she could hear faint musical melodies drifting through the air to her from the ballroom.
- It was just pure joy escapist music, sweet melodies played very sweetly by a small orchestra.
- Dedicated to Balakirev, this piece has a lyrical melody with light fingerwork in the right hand.
- Still, these are threads rather than a dialogue until the piano plays an infectious melody around which the music weaves a joyous romp.
- The first two songs use folk melodies which Durey heard a young shepherd sing during his stay.
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