Counterpoint, which refers to the relationship between melodic lines, and polyphony, which refers to the simultaneous sounding of separate independent voices, are thus sometimes distinguished from harmony.In popular and jazz harmony, chords are named by their root plus various terms and characters indicating their qualities. During this time, Ken observed that the music experiences of the children he knew and taught were usually limited to passive music listening; these children were growing up with little or no opportunity for live and playful music making. In the 1980s, Ken was a working theatre composer and music educator who was drawn to the field of early childhood music education while working as an associate editor for his uncle’s music publishing business, Birch Tree Group.Great sounding vocal harmonies provide three very important musical aspects to a song's production. Many artists I've worked with over the years have had difficulty arranging and singing backing vocal harmony lines.This is an area I've personally worked very hard at developing in my musicianship and many of my clients really appreciate the support I give them in arranging great sounding and tastefully written vocal harmonies.There’s no such thing as a nasty-sounding chord: it all depends on what you’re used to.
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In music, harmony considers the process by which the composition of individual sounds, or superpositions of sounds, is analysed by hearing.
Usually, this means simultaneously occurring frequencies, pitches (tones, notes), or chords.
This isn't a music theory lesson, instead, this article shares practical tips I've worked by over the years developing my own vocal harmony skills that I depend on heavily when working with songwriters and artists in studio sessions.
This almost goes without saying but I'll say it anyway.