close harmony

noun
\ ˈklōs- \

Definition of close harmony

1 in traditional harmony : the arrangement or distribution of the notes or tones of a chord so that the three upper parts lie within an octave — compare open harmony

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“Close harmony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%20harmony. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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