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Encyclopedia > Close harmony

Close harmony is an arrangement of the notes of chords within a narrow range, typically one octave. Close harmony is fairly common, though distinctive or examples of consistent use include Glenn Miller's "Moonlight Serenade" using the full range of single-reed wind instruments (soprano and bass clarinets, soprano, tenor, and bass saxophones) to make a distinctive sound. Other uses of close harmony include barbershop quartet and some other a cappella music. Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – December 15, 1944) was an American jazz musician and band leader in the Swing era. ... A wind instrument consists of a tube containing a column of air which is set into vibration by the player blowing into (or over) a mouthpiece set into the end of the tube. ... Barbershop harmony is a style of unaccompanied vocal music characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture. ... A cappella music is vocal music or singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. ...

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Close harmony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (102 words)
Close harmony is an arrangement of the notes of chords within a narrow range, typically one octave.
Close harmony is fairly common, though distinctive or examples of consistent use include Glenn Miller's "Moonlight Serenade" using the full range of single-reed wind instruments (soprano and bass clarinets, soprano, tenor, and bass saxophones) to make a distinctive sound.
Other uses of close harmony include barbershop quartet and some other a cappella music.
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The sound of close harmony grew out of the high, lonesome sound of bluegrass, yet most close-harmony songs were closer to traditional country than bluegrass.
The close harmonies of Ira and Charlie Louvin reflected the influence of earlier...
The close harmonies of Ira and Charlie Louvin reflected the influence of earlier family harmony acts such as the Delmore Brothers, and Bill and Charlie Monroe, but few (if any) duos in country history brought their voices together with such thrilling and heart-tugging clarity as the Louvins.
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