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close harmony

Music a type of singing in which all the parts except the bass lie close together and are confined to the compass of a tenth
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Len, who sings with the Merthyr close-harmony group The Lifeguards raising thousands for charity, was promised a money-making deal if he traded in a time-share he owned in Spain.
Their distinctive, close-harmony singing has been their trademark throughout the years.
How Was Tomorrow (Zoe) These down-home close-harmony brothers from Canada are no relation to Johnny Cash, but they bring honour to the name.
He worked in a steel foundry and orange box factory before becoming a professional singer, first with an Irish close-harmony group called The Four Ramblers.
The singing siblings - Ruth, Anita and June Pointer - display seemingly limitless vocal versatility, and on the close-harmony numbers, they actually do improve upon the original cast, their years of harmonizing together having melded them into a perfect unit.
Despite various career dips, their distinctive, close-harmony singing has resulted in hit after hit as well as a band of snide detractors.
THE PUPPINI SISTERS Glee Club, Cardiff Tel: 0871 472 0400 The 40s-themed close-harmony trio bring their festive show to Cardiff.
Thompson began his showbusiness career at the age of 10 in a close-harmony group with his twin sister Elaine.
Hushed, close-harmony string passages danced and fizzed, while climaxes broke with torrential force and gleaming string-tone.
On June 29, award-winning American-style barbershop choir The Belles Of Three Spires will be bringing their four-part close-harmony singing to the bandstand.
The Chenille Sisters, a close-harmony singing trio who has recorded seven albums -- two of them award-winning children's albums -- are the hosts of "Read To Me.