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Still, the music — high-end theatrical pop adorned with melisma and other Silk Road accents — rewards the ear and is well orchestrated by the composer for a small combo including the lutelike Afghan rubab.
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Origin and Etymology of melisma
New Latin, from Greek, song, melody, from melizein to sing, from melos song
First Known Use: 1837
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