Definition of melodist in English:


Line breaks: melo|dist
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛlədɪst


  • 1A composer of melodies.
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    • One of the great ‘instant composers,’ a melodist of the first rank, Gray, who died in 1955, was one of the most consistent musicians in jazz history.
    • His distinction as a melodist and harmonist I don't doubt.
    • Actually, I consider Bomtempo an exceptional melodist, likely his most attractive compositional trait.
  • 1.1 archaic A singer.
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    • As a verbal melodist, especially a melodist of sweetness and of stately grace, and as a harmonist of prolonged and complex cadences, he is unsurpassable.
    • Within his hymns, Romanos the Melodist gives voice to a wide range of biblical characters.

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