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 for melopoeia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Melopoeia \Mel`o*p[oe]"ia\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; me`los song +
     poiei^n to make.] (Mus.)
     The art of forming melody; melody; -- now often used for a
     melodic passage, rather than a complete melody.
     [1913 Webster]

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