From the Word Wizard Club...
December 1, 2008

Congratulations, Kids! You've completed learning the next round of vocabulary words, and now it's time to review.

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soprano

Which Means:

The highest singing part or voice for women and boys.

As In:

Image Shandra was a soprano who sang on the stage.

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Make sure to hit all the letters that spell this word: so-pran-o.

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octave

Which Means:

One full series of eight notes in a musical scale, where the last note is exactly eight tones higher than the first.

As In:

Image The man slides down two octaves here, from a high C to middle C.

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The prefix 'octa' or 'octo' means 'eight'.

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melody

Which Means:

A pleasant series of musical sounds, the main tune of a song.

As In:

Image This little bird sings such a pretty melody.

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You'll be singing a fine melody when you spell this right!

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harmony

Which Means:

The pleasant combination of different musical notes.

As In:

Image The Benson brothers sang in perfect harmony.

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The world will be in harmony when you spell this one with a Y at the end!

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accompany

Which Means:

To sing or play an instrument for or to someone.

As In:

Image Susan will accompany Richard on the piano.

Heads Up!

Two Cs accompany each other in this word.

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