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.

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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80s(?) song “don't be afraid, don't be afraid, television say the world is great” (jubba-dee-huh)

I'm looking for a song, probably from the 80s. It has the following melody played on a synthesiser: E E / E A B / E E / E A B / E E / E A B / D' C#' B A repeated once, last bar replaced by (roughly) E ...
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Song similar to David Bowie - “Ashes to Ashes”

I have a track stuck in my head which I don't know the interpret nor the title. Its very similiar to "David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes". I think on the label/logo was a vinyl. Where can I find ...
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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 ...
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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....
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What songs share (variations of) the “As I Walked Down the Street” melody?

I was recently listening to a list of PBS Kids intersticials on YouTube, and I found a song called As I Walked Down the Street and the melody of it reminded me of a few different possibilities. A ...
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Neoni X Egzod - “The Revolution”, instrument used at 0:38

I'm trying to determine what the instrument and melody is filling the background, starting from 0:38 to 0:48 in the following song: It sounds like either a string or ...
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songs and compositions that have the same melody as the “At the old ball game” part of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”

Are there any other songs and compositions that have the same melody as the At the old ball game part of Take Me Out to the Ball Game besides The National Emblem March? There are at least are three ...
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Names of melodies

Can anybody please tell me the names of the 4 simple but very beautiful melodies? There are 4 snippets in the recording. Any help is Appreciated. Thank you. https://gofile.io/d/SETSBN
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Can't find a specific Melody Search Engine Website that I have seen before

FINAL EDIT: I found the website I was looking for: It's called Global Chant As I already mentioned in the question title, I have been searching now already for quite a long time a website that does a ...