- 1Add notes to (a melody) to produce harmony: we harmonize a scale using only the notes from that particular keyMore example sentences
- At the next lesson Milhaud essentially approved the work after a few comments and suggestions, then requested that Trimble harmonize the melody for the next lesson.
- Those Antipodeans had the same understanding of rhythmic lyrics, chord progressions and harmonising melodies as Ezio.
- These melodies were harmonized accordingly and subsequently subjected to extensive thematic development in the paradigm of Western-European nineteenth-century compositional procedures.
- 1.1 [no object] Sing or play in harmony.More example sentences
- Rather than singing lyrics, they simply harmonize in tones that seem to alternate between accompanying and leading the music.
- Tom Petty harmonizes to great effect on the latter, and Springsteen unleashes his most jaw-droppingly savage lead guitar on the former.
- She had just been going to support her sister but Jo immediately sang a lower part, harmonising.
- 2 [no object] Produce a pleasing visual combination: steeply pitched roofs which harmonize with the form of the main roofMore example sentences
- Oriental rugs with their mellowed tones will harmonize with almost any color.
- A wooden kitchen chair that no longer matches can easily be spray-painted in a color that will harmonize with the new tablecloth and drapes.
- Make sure they grow shorter than the anchor plant, share its cultural requirements, and harmonize with its colors and textures.
- 3Make consistent or compatible: plans to harmonize the railways of Europe the need to harmonize British practice with the new European standardsMore example sentences
- It will also mount a massive lobbying campaign in Brussels to harmonise European copyright with US law, arguing that in an MP3 world rights protection must be universal.
- The development plan would harmonise the activities of the ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, the agriculture consultative forum and other stakeholders.
- It is important to address these problems in a coherent and a global way, which requires co-ordination between different government and calls for harmonising and synchronising our approaches.
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- In spite of the recognition of the urgent need for harmonization and standardization, consensus in these areas has developed rather slowly.
- Given the huge disparities existing across the world it is open to question whether IP harmonization benefits developing countries.
- So the African Union will aim at the harmonization of admonitory and the fiscal policies of African countries.
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- Also look out for Ireland's finest west coast harmonisers, The Thrills and gritty US punk duo, The Kills on the evening session stage.
- And though Maurice Gibb was the harmonizer and back-up singer, he was the Bee Gees to me.
- There's been a dearth of four-part harmonisers in pop in recent decades, unless you include The Housemartins - to whom, come to think of it, fellow North Easterners The Furtureheads also bear some visual resemblance.
late 15th century (in the sense 'sing or play in harmony'): from French harmoniser, from harmonie (see harmony).