close harmony


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close harmony

(kləʊs) or

close-harmony singing

n
(Music, other) a type of singing in which all the parts except the bass lie close together and are confined to the compass of a tenth

close′ har′mony

(kloʊs)
n.
harmony in which all voices occur within an octave.
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Famous for their Nine Lessons and Carols, which is broadcast live every Christmas on BBC TV and radio, the close harmony choristers have a national and international following and perform as far afield as North America, Australia and Hong Kong.
The Saltburn based ladies' choir was joined by Northern Accord, the male close harmony group, to present an stunning musical evening, which also gave the audience an opportunity to sing along.
Their voices melt perfectly in effortless and sublime close harmony and they accompany themselves on a range of acoustic instruments.
The Mersey Boys UK are a close harmony group who celebrate some of the greatest singers, bands and musicians to have come out of Liverpool over the past 70 years - The Beatles, Gerry and The Pacemakers, Elvis Costello, Cilla Black, The Zutons, Billy Fury to name but a few.
The appointed broadband- technical advisory and programme management services will be expected to work in close harmony with these other advisers and will be an integral part of the programme team.
This is considered close harmony by some and dissonance by others.
With the addition of Paul Sawtell (vibraphone) and Bill Coleman (double bass), Shades of Shearing goes even further towards creating the authentic close harmony sounds of George Shearing's famous quintet.
The Fifers never played in close harmony and depended chiefly on hefty punts for occasional rushes towards the target.
By combining aircraft fleets and networks, Etihad Cargo is recognized as the fifth largest cargo operator in the world by working in close harmony with Jet Airways Cargo, airberlin Cargo, Air Serbia, Alitalia and Air Seychelles Cargo.
You can catch her on Tyneside inside Sage Two tonight as she opens for the popular close harmony trio, who are on their Highlife Tour.
Residents are assured of an active outdoor lifestyle, a quiet and peaceful ambience and the opportunity to live in close harmony with nature.
The King's Men is a group of close harmony singers formed from the adult choral scholars of King's College, Cambridge, best-known for its annual Christmas broadcast of Carols from King's.