vertical structure

noun

Definition of vertical structure

: music composed or viewed as a succession of harmonies or chordal units in contrast to simultaneous independent melodies — compare horizontal structure

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“Vertical structure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vertical%20structure. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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