Soundtrack Of A Photograph, Part 12

Originally written in the early days of this blog (was it really almost 3 years ago!) I wrote longer posts then. I thought about restructuring this post and making it shorter recently, but decided instead to just make some subtle changes here and there and share it again. This is easily one of my top 5 favorite posts I have written in fact.

Soundtrack Of A Photograph

“Harmonizing For A Photo”

PART 1- The Photos

Harmony-noun, plural harmonies.

  1. Agreement; accord; harmonious relations
  2. A consistent, orderly, or pleasing arrangement of parts; congruity
  3. In music-any simultaneous combination of tones especially when blended into chords pleasing to the ear.

Harmony is one of those tricky words I think. In the first definition above, we come across it as an ideal worth striving for, yet as a global culture we never seem able to achieve or attain. The second and third definitions we seem to understand and appreciate more and we do better with for whatever reason. Most of us have been moved in some way by music of some sort that utilizes harmony, be it a gospel choir or bands such as  the Beach Boys. I have touched on this sort of harmony in a few blogs already. But before I go into the musical portion of this blog…

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