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close harmony

[klohs] /kloʊs/
noun, Music.
harmony in which the voices, excluding the bass, occur within an octave or, sometimes, within the interval of a tenth.
Origin of close harmony
1875-80 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for close harmony

close harmony

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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