close harmony

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close harmony

(kləʊs) or

close-harmony singing

(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
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close′ har′mony

harmony in which all voices occur within an octave.
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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...
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.
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