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1. Not in harmony; discordant.
2. Not in accord or agreement.

in′har·mo′ni·ous·ly adv.
in′har·mo′ni·ous·ness n.
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The music Davies creates to distinguish between the world of the humans and that of the trolls is, respectively, distinctly tonal, and inharmoniously edgy and abrasive.
There's no appealing finish--either to his works (collages, posters, sculptures, texts, and three-dimensional architectural interventions), or to his first major exhibition in Scandinavia, at Malmo Konsthall, whose generous, rectangular space has probably never been used this inharmoniously. The far half of the space was packed with material and presented no clear distinction between the different works, while the other half, facing the street, was left almost empty.
In his pre-revolutionary "Cloud in Pants," he emphasizes the largeness of his subjective self to illustrate that the "I" inharmoniously contains his body ("it pushes out of me").