four-part harmony

[ fawr-pahrt, fohr- ]

  1. harmony in which each chord has four tones, creating, in sum, four melodic lines.

Words Nearby four-part harmony Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use four-part harmony in a sentence

  • 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