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Old 04-12-2009, 03:40 PM
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Default Re: Homophonic and Polyphonic Harmonies

Wavelength's got it.

Imagine 2 or more melodic lines of equal value being performed at the same time. That's a polyphonic texture. Bach's music is polyphonic.

Homophonic textures are the strong predominant single melodic line with harmonic background, in other words almost all the popular music heard today.

Eddiehimself's explaination of homophonic texture is actually a form of monophonic texture.
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