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ArtistWorks Vocal School Lessons: Singing Counter Harmony -NEW!

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[MUSIC]
Counter harmony is,
as the name implies,
walking in a different direction,
than the melody.
Now, sometimes that can occur as the
melody itself is moving.
Or, if the melody note is sustaining, or
repeating, the harmony,
in certain instances this works, the
harmony can actually,
go opposite where the melody lives.
This next example,
will probably show you a few different
things, which I'll point out.
Just listening to piano, we would have
something like.
[MUSIC]
See,
this note repeats while
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so that's a tiny example
of counter harmony.
Now I'm gonna do it in a song, with
Michael.
Hello.
>> Hello.
[LAUGH].
>> Okay, so.
[MUSIC].
Two.
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Listen to
this again.
Listen to what he's doing.
One, two, three.
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So,
my melody,
actually doesn't
move a lot.
But he's going opposite and back to it,
and
that provides a lot of counter melody and
harmony.
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