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[mass noun] Harmony in which the notes of the chord are close together, typically in vocal music:‘the chorus was sung in close harmony’
- ‘The Everly Brothers brought the close harmony singing of the recorded country tradition into popular music.’
- ‘I particularly like the two-way lament of ‘The Letters’; and ‘Nightingale’ has some fantastic close harmony singing.’
- ‘They developed a unique style of close harmony with a distinctive sound and soon became very popular on the radio and in concerts in Southern California.’
- ‘The close harmony left you marvelling whether it was a cappella or with piano accompaniment, plus drums and bass.’
- ‘Michael will be joined on stage by his sisters, cousin, and friends who will complement his poetry with some popular songs and close harmony singing.’
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