songful


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song·ful

 (sông′fəl, sŏng′-)
adj.
Melodious; tuneful.

song′ful·ly adv.
song′ful·ness n.

songful

(ˈsɒŋfʊl)
adj
(Music, other) tuneful; melodious
ˈsongfully adv
ˈsongfulness n

song•ful

(ˈsɔŋ fəl, ˈsɒŋ-)

adj.
abounding in song; melodious.
[1350–1400]
song′ful•ly, adv.
song′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.songful - richly melodious
melodic, melodious, musical - containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark"
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These self-observations indicate an awareness of songful ideals--smooth singing, variety of vocal timbre--and the sublimation of vocal technique (to "forget" the voice) in achieving those ideals.
Hers is not merely a heroic Beethoven, but also a melancholy, sensible, rhapsodic, songful, theatrical, and even literary one; furthermore, the "heroic" is here understood in its widest sense.
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It was grand, songful, and dramatic: just what you expect in a top-notch performance of anything by Rachmaninoff.
The second songful moment of note comes when the four boys, the cathedral choristers who before gave the angel its polyphonic voice, offer their meagre gifts to the newborn Jesus.
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Dennis Alexander's three volumes, Especially in Romantic Style, published by Alfred, provide opportunities for the intermediate pianist to explore a wide range of appealingly songful, harmonically rich, evocative and descriptive pieces.
The cellos, led by Ann Grebe and Dale Bradley, introduced the songful, sighing main melody of the second movement with particular grace and effectiveness; while the final movement, Presto Molto allegra e vivace, gave the soloist ample opportunity to display her glittering virtuosity.
My guess is that despite the homoerotic embellishment, he'd have found, like me, that the real heat was right where it belonged: between his melodiously murderous heroine and her soulfully songful son.
P]eople were viewing an enormous wall hanging, a grand piece of art that is part tapestry, part painting, and part clay structure--all in one exquisite Creation, handing silent and yet songful on the Eastern wall.
Jackson's account of The Lark Ascending had a warmth and transparent delicacy that became totally transfixing as it progressed, and he brought considerable sweetness and spirited grace to the finale of Bruch's First Concerto; and Vassallo's songful and hauntingly soulful reading of the opening movement of Elgar's Cello concerto made one long to hear him play the whole work.
From their lairs on the slopes, four or five different kinds of birds sing--some songful, others nondescript but full of pep.