Monody



[mon-uh-dee] /ˈmɒn ə di/

noun, plural monodies.
1.
a Greek ode sung by a single voice, as in a tragedy; lament.
2.
a poem in which the poet or speaker laments another’s death; threnody.
3.
Music.

/ˈmɒnədɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
(in Greek tragedy) an ode sung by a single actor
2.
any poem of lament for someone’s death
3.
(music) a style of composition consisting of a single vocal part, usually with accompaniment

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