close harmony

[klohs]
noun Music.
harmony in which the voices, excluding the bass, occur within an octave or, sometimes, within the interval of a tenth.

Origin:
1875–80

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close harmony (kləʊs)
 
n
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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It is my intention and expectation that the two will work in close harmony, reinforcing each other's mission.
Now, they work in close harmony with the banking industry today.
Our firm's small size is a plus because it allows us to work in close harmony with each client.
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