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Old 04-05-2009, 07:03 PM
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Default Re: Homophonic and Polyphonic Harmonies

Homophonic harmony is vertical: the melody line is accompanied by the underlying harmony.

Polyphonic harmony is horizontal: independent and interdependent melodies stacked on top of one another create the harmony.
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