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  1. [obsolete] Art of composing melodies.

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Google previewFuturism (2009)

An Anthology by Lawrence Rainey, Christine Poggi, Laura Wittman

Melopoeia is a term derived from the Greek words mélos (song) and poiéin (to make); in Ital- ian usage it designates a slow melody, especially one inspired by liturgical motifs. 56–64 4. Cormorin is another fabulous name invented by Marinetti. 5. The description of the ocean in this and later passages is reminiscent of Marinetti's first book, La Conquête des étoiles (The Conquest of the Stars); see Introduction, 3. MANIFESTO OF THE FUTURIST PAINTERS On the circumstances that led ...

Google previewPoetry Dictionary (2006)

by John Drury

MELOPOEIA (mel'-oh-pee'-uh) Ezra Pound's term for the use of sound effects in poetry, "inducing emotional correlations by the sound and rhythm of the speech," one of the three means by which a poet can "charge language with meaning." (See logopoeia and phanopoeia.J Memory MEMORY A source of poetry, limiting if entrusted too. 167 Melopoeia.

Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

melopoeia. (Gk 'song making') The musical element in Classical Greek tragedy. Clearly, from its form, it is related to onomatopoeia (q.v.) but refers more to the ...

Google previewThe Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005)

by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Stephen Adams

Melopoeia cannot be translated "save perhaps by divine accident" (LE 25) ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia, or Dictionary of Music ... With upwards of two hundred engraved examples, the whole compiled from the most celebrated foreign and English authorities, interspersed with observations critical and explanatory (1825)

by John Feltham DANNELEY

influence upon the manners; and with reference to this influence, the melopoeia divides itself still into three species: viz. 1. The systaltic, or that which inspired tender or affectionate passions, passions of sadness, or those capable, according to the Greek expression, of compressing the heart; 2. The diastaltic, or that which was proper to expand, in exciting joy, courage, magnanimity, great or noble sentiments; 3. The euchastic, which, by occupying the middle between the two others, ...

Google previewA new Dictionary of Music (1835)

by Esq. W. WILSON

melopoeia. 1st.—Sound, an indivisible voice. d . 2d.—Interval, the difference between two sounds, and it has five divisions: 1st, its magnitude, 2d, its concord or discord; 3rd, its being compound, that is, divisible into smaller intervals, as in the chromatic and enharmonic genera; or uncompound, namely, indivisible, as in the diatonic genus; 4th, as relates to its 112 HAR *** - - - ...

Google previewThe Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1999)

by Don Michael Randel

Melopoeia. [fr.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Music (1779)

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

(Vide Melopoeia) ANDANTE, This word written at the beginning of an air, denotes, from flow to quick, the third of the sive principal degrees of movement, distinguished in the music. Andante is the participle of .the Italian verb, Andare, to go. It denotes a movement marked,' without being gay, and answers very nearly to that which is described by the word Gracieuseraent.

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