To step inside Madison Square Garden was to grab hold of a lifeline to an alternate world of harmonic order and balance.
So far, then, as relates to the harmonic aspect, Brahms may be regarded as a real stage in the evolution of Musical Art.
It manages to develop a sort of harmonic haze that is very romantic.
God is the cause, perfection the end, and harmonic representations the modes.
The law of harmonic sounds reappears in the harmonic colors.
It has a harmonic compass from middle C to C above the treble clef, and can go higher, but with difficulty.
In it are the harmonic, melodic, and spiritual germs of modern music.
Melodic form is more obvious than harmonic, hence they developed it.
The musician causes it to resound because he contains a harmonic power.
His researches on the dynamo caused him to devise what he calls an 'harmonic engine.'
1560s, "relating to music;" earlier (c.1500) armonical "tuneful, harmonious," from Latin harmonicus, from Greek harmonikos "harmonic, musical, skilled in music," from harmonia (see harmony). Meaning "relating to harmony" is from 1660s. The noun, short for harmionic tone, is recorded from 1777.
Noun Periodic motion whose frequency is a whole-number multiple of some fundamental frequency. The motion of objects or substances that vibrate or oscillate in a regular fashion, such as the strings of musical instruments, can be analyzed as a combination of a fundamental frequency and higher harmonics. ◇ Harmonics above the first harmonic (the fundamental frequency) in sound waves are called overtones. The first overtone is the second harmonic, the second overtone is the third harmonic, and so on.
Adjective Related to or having the properties of such periodic motion.