Questions tagged [melody]

For questions about melody. In its most literal sense, a melody is a combination of pitch and rhythm, while more figuratively, the term can include successions of other musical elements such as tonal color. Don't confuse melody with harmony.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
13 views

What are the differences between the original versions and updated versions of *Guys Do It All The Time* & *Ten Thousand Angels* by Mindy McCready?

Recently I rediscovered country music singer Mindy McCready. If some of you don't know who she is, she is famous for the songs Ten Thousand Angels and the mega 1996 smash country crossover hit Guys Do ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

Is the refrain in the song *Kaadhal Piriyaamal* by Deva inspired from *Nila Kaigirathu* by A. R. Rahman?

I was listening to the song Nila Kaigirathu from the movie Indira (1995) a few days back, and I felt that a portion of the pallavi (refrain) was very similar to the one in Kaadhal Piriyaamal from the ...
3
votes
1answer
27 views

Is Santiano's “Mädchen von Haithabu” intentionally very similar to Tha Mi Sgith?

An excerpt from this Wikipedia page: Santiano is a German band from the northern region of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, whose genres include Irish folk, sea shanty, and schlager music. The name ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Does anybody know the origin of this melody?

I was watching an episode from a TV series and I heard a melody whose style was very similar to the style of Jethro Tull's music (flute-wise). So I opened Shazam to check it out. Shazam returned D....
2
votes
2answers
40 views

Common chord progression and melody used for “inspirational” style music?

I'm looking to identify the chord progression and melody used in this song https://youtu.be/t3nNrervprU?t=19 I hear variations of it used in a lot of "inspirational" style music. The melody I'm ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Are “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” and “Itsy Bitsy Spider” the same song?

I noticed when my baby sisters are listening to a certain melody, I start singing Itsy Bitsy Spider or Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. This makes me wonder if they are the same melody with different ...
1
vote
2answers
185 views

Which thing describe the song more than melody?

A melody (also tune, voice, or line) is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity. Is there any thing better than melody? I mean in the sense of sweet tune, ...