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Harmony vs. Symphony

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Harmonynoun

Agreement or accord.

Symphonynoun

An extended piece of music of sophisticated structure, usually for orchestra.

Harmonynoun

A pleasing combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds.

Symphonynoun

(music) An instrumental introduction or termination to a vocal composition.

Harmonynoun

(music) The academic study of chords.

Symphonynoun

Harmony in music or colour, or a harmonious combination of elements.

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Harmonynoun

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

Symphonynoun

A symphony orchestra.

Harmonynoun

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

Symphonynoun

A consonance or harmony of sounds, agreeable to the ear, whether the sounds are vocal or instrumental, or both.

‘The trumpets sound,And warlike symphony in heard around.’;

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’;

Symphonynoun

A stringed instrument formerly in use, somewhat resembling the virginal.

‘With harp and pipe and symphony.’;

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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.

Symphonynoun

An elaborate instrumental composition for a full orchestra, consisting usually, like the sonata, of three or four contrasted yet inwardly related movements, as the allegro, the adagio, the minuet and trio, or scherzo, and the finale in quick time. The term has recently been applied to large orchestral works in freer form, with arguments or programmes to explain their meaning, such as the "symphonic poems" of Liszt. The term was formerly applied to any composition for an orchestra, as overtures, etc., and still earlier, to certain compositions partly vocal, partly instrumental.

Harmonynoun

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

Symphonynoun

a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra

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.

Symphonynoun

a large orchestra; can perform symphonies;

‘we heard the Vienna symphony’;

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Harmonynoun

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

‘Ten thousand harps, that tunedAngelic harmonies.’;

Symphony

A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, written by composers, most often for orchestra. Although the term has had many meanings from its origins in the ancient Greek era, by the late 18th century the word had taken on the meaning common today: a work usually consisting of multiple distinct sections or movements, often four, with the first movement in sonata form.

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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