Pitches Sounding

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Harmony - Etymology and Definitions
... Nevertheless, it is unclear whether the simultaneous sounding of notes was part of ancient Greek musical practice "harmonía" may have merely provided a ... In the Middle Ages the term was used to describe two pitches sounding in combination, and in the Renaissance the concept was expanded to denote three pitches sounding together ... or from the point of view of musical texture (distinguishing between "harmonic" (simultaneously sounding pitches) and "contrapuntal" (successively sounding tones) ...

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