What is another word for Melodist?

Pronunciation: [mˈɛlədˌɪst] (IPA)

A melodist is a person who composes or performs music. There are various synonyms for the word melodist, including composer, musician, songwriter, vocalist, minstrel, troubadour, and lyrist. A composer is someone who writes music, while a musician is someone who plays an instrument or sings. A songwriter is someone who writes songs, and a vocalist is someone who sings. A minstrel is a medieval poet or musician who performed songs and recited poems, while a troubadour is a poet or musician who composed and performed songs in medieval times. A lyrist is someone who writes lyrics or poetry intended to be sung or recited.

What are the hypernyms for Melodist?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Melodist

The gentlemen left off praising directly, and came silently into the room to hear the immortal Melodist.
"Put Yourself in His Place"
Charles Reade
All we have willed or hoped or dreamed of good shall exist,- Not its semblance, but itself; no beauty, nor good, nor power Whose voice has gone forth, but each survives for the Melodist When eternity affirms the conception of an hour.
"Browning and the Dramatic Monologue"
S. S. Curry
Hence the composer who has perfected harmony has influenced the whole, whereas the Melodist has left his mark only on a fraction of his art.
"Johann Sebastian Bach"
Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry

Famous quotes with Melodist

  • I know not who, or what thou art; Nor do I seek to know thee, While Thou, performing thus thy part, Such banquets canst bestow me. Then be, as long as thou shalt list, My viewless, nameless Melodist.
    Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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