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four-part harmony

[fawr-pahrt, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌpɑrt, ˈfoʊr-/
harmony in which each chord has four tones, creating, in sum, four melodic lines. Unabridged
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  • Great, then, was my astonishment when the little group broke into the four-part harmony of a fine chorale.

    A Flat Iron for a Farthing Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • He was greener than most Freshmen and he had never heard men sing in four-part harmony.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks

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