a single melodic line without accompaniment. May be a single voice singing alone, or a whole choir, all singing exactly the same thing at the same time. Related terms: homophonic, polyphonic.
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[adj] - (music) consisting of a single melodic line
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1) More formal term for Mono and meaning that there is only one sound source or the signal was derived from one sound source.
2) In synthesizers, a term meaning that only one pitch may be sounded at a time.
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Originally, and still, can refer to only one sound source or signal derived from one sound source. For synthesizers this refers to only one note, pitch or voicing, audio or MIDI, being heard at a time
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only one note of an instrument may be played at a time. An instrument that can play many at once is said to be polyphonic. Monophonic instruments usually cut-off the sound of previously played note with the start of new one. (Instrument/Synth)
Found op http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl
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Mon`o·phon'ic adjective [ Mono- + Greek ... a voice.] (Mus.) Single-voiced; having but one part; as, a monophonic composition; -- opposed to polyphonic .
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adjective consisting of a single melodic line
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• (a.) Single-voiced; having but one part; as, a monophonic composition; -- opposed to polyphonic.
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Music in a single melodic part, without harmony, as distinct from homophonic, which is melodic music accompanied by harmony, or polyphonic, which is music in a number of melodic parts moving simultaneously
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1) Monaural 2) Mono 3) Single-channel
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