melodics

[ muh-lod-iks ]
/ məˈlɒd ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of musical science concerned with the pitch and succession of tones.

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Origin of melodics

First recorded in 1860–65; see origin at melodic, -ics
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