Category:Harmony

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Deutsch: Harmonielehre
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Français : Harmonie tonale
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Nederlands: Harmonieleer
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Harmony in music is the use of simultaneous pitches (tones, notes), or chords.[1] The study of harmony involves chords and their construction and chord progressions and the principles of connection that govern them.[2] Harmony is often said to refer to the "vertical" aspect of music, as distinguished from melodic line, or the "horizontal" aspect.[3] Counterpoint, which refers to the interweaving of melodic lines, and polyphony, which refers to the relationship of separate independent voices, are thus sometimes distinguished from harmony.

References[edit]

  1. Malm, William P. () Music Cultures of the Pacific, the Near East, and Asia (Third edition ed.), pp. p. 15 ISBN 0-13-182387-6 " Homophonic texture...is more common in Western music, where tunes are often built on chords (harmonies) that move in progressions. Indeed this harmonic orientation is one of the major differences between Western and much non-Western music. "
  2. Dahlhaus, Car; L. Macy, ed.. Harmony. Grove Music Online. grovemusic.com. Retrieved on 24 February 2007. (subscription access).
  3. Jamini, Deborah () Harmony and Composition: Basics to Intermediate, pp. p. 147 ISBN 1-4120-3333-0

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Media in category "Harmony"

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