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Harmony vs. Dissonance

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Harmonynoun

Agreement or accord.

Dissonancenoun

A harsh, discordant combination of sounds.

Harmonynoun

A pleasing combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds.

Dissonancenoun

(music) Conflicting notes that are not overtones of the note or chord sounding.

Harmonynoun

(music) The academic study of chords.

Dissonancenoun

A state of disagreement or conflict.

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Harmonynoun

(music) Two or more notes played simultaneously to produce a chord.

Dissonancenoun

A mingling of discordant sounds; an inharmonious combination of sounds; discord.

‘Filled the air with barbarous dissonance.’;

Harmonynoun

(music) The relationship between two distinct musical pitches (musical pitches being frequencies of vibration which produce audible sound) played simultaneously.

Dissonancenoun

Want of agreement; incongruity.

Harmonynoun

A literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency.

‘a harmony of the Gospels’;

Dissonancenoun

a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

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Harmonynoun

The just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things intended to form a connected whole; such an agreement between the different parts of a design or composition as to produce unity of effect; as, the harmony of the universe.

Dissonancenoun

the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience;

‘modern music is just noise to me’;

Harmonynoun

Concord or agreement in facts, opinions, manners, interests, etc.; good correspondence; peace and friendship; as, good citizens live in harmony.

Dissonancenoun

disagreeable sounds

Harmonynoun

A literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency; as, a harmony of the Gospels.

Dissonancenoun

lack of harmony among musical notes

‘a session full of jangling dissonances’; ‘an unusual degree of dissonance for such choral styles’;

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Harmonynoun

A succession of chords according to the rules of progression and modulation.

‘Ten thousand harps, that tunedAngelic harmonies.’;

Dissonancenoun

lack of agreement or harmony between people or things

‘the party faithful might be willing to put up with such dissonance among their candidates’;

Harmonynoun

See Harmonic suture, under Harmonic.

Harmonynoun

compatibility in opinion and action

Harmonynoun

the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords

Harmonynoun

a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole

Harmonynoun

agreement of opinions

Harmonynoun

an agreeable sound property

Harmony

Harmony, in music, is 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.Harmony is a perceptual property of music, and along with melody, one of the building blocks of Western music.

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