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date: 20 March 2019

monody (from Gk. monōidos, ‘singing alone’). 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
Emma WakelinEmma Wakelin

1 The same as *monophony.2 More specifically, a modern term for the solo song with *continuo accompaniment that flourished in Italy in the first half of the 17th century. The members of the Florentine ... ...

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