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"the smallest melodic unit whcihhas a pattern; consist of one or more beats (and/or sub-beats). (Sotavalta)." [1]


References

  1. Broughton WB. Glossarial Index. In: Acoustic Behavior of Animals. Acoustic Behavior of Animals. Elsevier; 1963.
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melodic figure

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