Definitions for "Monophony"
monophonic (mo-nof-ony;mo-no-fonick) A musical texture consisting of a single voice, as in plainchant.
music that consists of a single melodic line with no additional parts or harmonic accompaniment. Forms of this types of music include Gregorian chant, the music of the trouvères and troubadours of France, the German Minnesingers and Meistersingers, and the music of the English minstels. Most traditional folk song is monophonic. [CBN
A musical composition that has only a single melody line, regardless of the number of voices or instruments in the performance.