Melody vs Colorature - What's the difference?

melody | colorature |


As a proper noun melody

is .

As a noun colorature is

(music) an elaborate melody, particularly in vocal music and especially in operatic singing of the 18th and 19th centuries, with runs, trills, leaps, etc.

melody

English

(wikipedia melody)

Noun

(melodies)
  • tune; sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase
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  • Synonyms

    * (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase) tune

    Derived terms

    * melodic * melodious * melodium

    See also

    * scale * tune * harmony * music

    colorature

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia colorature)
  • (music) An elaborate melody, particularly in vocal music and especially in operatic singing of the 18th and 19th centuries, with runs, trills, leaps, etc.
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