|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class III. Words Relating to Matter|
|Section III. Organic Matter|
| 2. Sensation|
| (iii) Musical Sounds|
|413. Melody. Concord.|
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|NOUN:||MELODY, rhythm, measure; rime or rhyme (poetry) [See Poetry].|
[MUSICAL TERMS] pitch, timbre, intonation, tone, overtone.
orchestration, harmonization, modulation, phrasing, temperament, syncope, syncopation, preparation, suspension, solution, resolution.
staff or stave, line, space, brace; bar, rest; appoggiato [It.], appoggiatura [It.]; acciaccatura [It.], trill or shake, turn, arpeggio [It.].
NOTE, musical note, notes of a scale; sharp, flat, natural; high note (shrillness) [See Stridor]; low note [See Resonance]; interval; semitone; second, third, fourth &c.; diatessaron [ancient music].
breve, semibreve or whole note, minim or half note, crotchet or quarter note, quaver or eighth note, semiquaver or sixteenth note, demisemiquaver or thirty-second note; sustained note, drone, bourdon, burden.
SCALE, gamut; diapason; diatonic -, chromatic -, enharmonic- scale; key, clef, chords.
tonic; key -, leading -, fundamental- note; supertonic, mediant, dominant; pedal point, organ point; submediant, subdominant; octave, tetrachord; Dorian or Doric - mode, - tetrachord; major -, minor- -mode, - scale, - key; passage, phrase.
HARMONY, concord, emmeleia; euphony, euphonism; tonality; consonance; concent [archaic], concentus; part.
unison, unisonance; chime, homophony.
[SCIENCE OF HARMONY] harmony, harmonics; thorough bass, fundamental bass; counterpoint; faburden [medieval music].
OPUS (pl. opera) [L.], piece of music [See Music].
COMPOSER, harmonist, contrapuntist.
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|VERB:||HARMONIZE, chime, symphonize, transpose, orchestrate; blend, put in tune, tune, accord, string; be harmonious &c. adj.|
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|ADJECTIVE:||HARMONIOUS, harmonic, harmonical; in concord &c. n., in tune, in concert, in unison; unisonant, concentual or concentuous [rare], symphonizing, isotonic, homophonous, assonant; ariose, consonant.|
MEASURED, rhythmic or rhythmical, diatonic, chromatic, enharmonic.
MELODIOUS, musical; melic; tuneful, tunable; sweet, dulcet, canorous; mellow, mellifluous; soft; clear, - as a bell; silvery; euphonious, euphonic or euphonical, symphonious; enchanting &c. (pleasure-giving) [See Pleasurableness]; fine-toned, silver-toned, full-toned, deep-toned.
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|ADVERB:||HARMONIOUSLY &c. adj.|
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- The hidden soul of harmony.Milton
- We did keep time, sir, in our catches.Twelfth Night
- What harmony is this? My good friends, hark!Tempest
- Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.Amiel
- From Harmony, from heavenly Harmony, This universal frame began.Dryden