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synonyms for monody

On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to monody, such as: elegy, hymn, chant, coronach, cry, and jeremiad.

How to use monody in a sentence

  • In my last communication on this subject, I forgot to remark on the strange title given to the monody on Mr. Browne.

  • The feature of this dramatic-musical novelty was its musica-parlante—a species of monody, or declamation, claimed to be la Grec.

    Verdi: Man and Musician | Frederick James Crowest
  • The clavier by its very nature tended towards polyphony; the violin towards monody.

    The Pianoforte Sonata | J.S. Shedlock
  • The chorus died; and we heard again the deep monody of the sea, like the admonitory voice of fate.

    Old Junk | H. M. Tomlinson
  • Milton's "Lycidas" is a monody on the death of the poet's friend, Edward King.

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