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synonyms for melody

  • chant
  • inflection
  • lyric
  • music
  • refrain
  • theme
  • air
  • aria
  • assonance
  • carillon
  • chime
  • concord
  • consonance
  • descant
  • diapason
  • euphony
  • lay
  • measure
  • melodiousness
  • musicality
  • resonance
  • run
  • song
  • strain
  • tunefulness
  • unison
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antonyms for melody

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  • disagreement
  • discord
  • cacophony
  • disharmony
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The Google Magenta team, which makes machine-learning tools for the creative process, has made models that help you compose melodies, and tools that help you sketch cats.
CREATE YOUR OWN MOODY QUARANTINE MUSIC WITH GOOGLE’S AIKAREN HAOSEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I’d get a melody in my head and I would wonder if I could turn it into a song.
INSIDE AN FKT ATTEMPT ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAILMARTIN FRITZ HUBERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Without an idea of how neural circuits work and in what sequences, zapping the brain with electricity—no matter how cool the device itself is—is akin to banging on all the keys of a piano at once, rather than composing a beautiful melody.
NEURALINK’S WILDLY ANTICIPATED NEW BRAIN IMPLANT: THE HYPE VS. THE SCIENCESHELLY FANSEPTEMBER 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Similar to a piano melody, a single wrong note may not ruin the entire song—or in the case of glomeruli, the perception of a smell.
A HIGHWAY TO SMELL: HOW SCIENTISTS USED LIGHT TO INCEPT SMELL IN MICESHELLY FANJULY 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Together, the individual spots the researchers stimulated built the perception of the odor, just as a string of notes makes a melody.
HOW TO MAKE A MOUSE SMELL A SMELL THAT DOESN’T ACTUALLY EXISTLAURA SANDERSJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And the singers lifted up their voices, and in the great house the sound of sweet melody was increased.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Don't you remember my saying that Liszt had such an extraordinary way of playing a melody?
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The mirth of timbrels hath ceased, the noise of them that rejoice is ended, the melody of the harp is silent.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The melody or tune is played on one of the pipes furnished with holes for the purpose, while the other three give a drone, bass.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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WORDS RELATED TO MELODY

  • aria
  • descant
  • lay
  • melody
  • song
  • strain
  • theme
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