Word of the Day: Melody

mel-o-dy / ˈme-lə-dē

 

noun

 

  1. an arrangement of musical noted in a rhythmic pattern

There’s a melody in everything. And once you find the melody, then you connect immediately with the heart. […] nothing penetrates the heart faster than the melody.

Carlos Santana, 1947-

 

  1. a succession of pleasing sounds

I love the melody of an unknown language, the strange food, all the surprises of a strange town, and my own impatience and curiosity…

Elsa Triolet, 1896-1970