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(noun) a group of notes or tones sung on one syllable in plainsong / (noun) melodic embellishment / (noun) cadenza

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melismas
melisma



She pauses in the uneasy melismas of desert wind.

oooh pretty

—p.403 by Thomas Pynchon
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3 years, 5 months ago


It was a bit like mine (a guttural Liverpool k; some of the same distended vowels), but with a northeastern melisma that turned “module” into mod-joo-al, “sure” into shower.

—p.3 by Tabitha Lasley
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8 months, 4 weeks ago