In this post, you will find great Harmonies Quotes from famous people, such as Daisaku Ikeda, Shankar Mahadevan, Charlie Haden, Bria Skonberg, Hank Williams III. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
To me, country music is emotions, certain harmonies. But it’s all in the emotions – a lot of good times, a lot of hard times.
The inspiration for our vocal harmonies was sort of Appalachian. It’s sort of at weird intervals, and it almost has an Appalachian kind of feel to it. The harmonies were really spontaneous. And the way we jammed, we would just get into a trance.
I spend time editing and massaging each note. Then I start layering with different instruments, adding harmonies, counterpoint, and whatever the song calls for. Then I arrange it into a whole piece, and decide where I need to add live musicians. It takes a lot of time, but it is very satisfying once it is complete.
I’m trying to play tunes in a new way, using all the same scales, harmonies, structures, but twist everything a little bit so that it comes out sounding different.
When it came time to do ‘One Hundred Years‘ I had been encouraged to really make a Styx album without the guys. I gave myself permission to do that. I set out to get people who sang with me who could make those harmonies.
That’s one of the things I like best about folk music is the beautiful melodies – and the harmonies – that exist in it. And of course, some of the stories, the story songs.
Beyonce did an incredible job of differentiating the sound of Destiny’s Child in her songs. When you hear Destiny’s Child, you know it based on the harmonies and the melodies.
A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.
Fear is one of those really primal emotions which you don’t want to have incredibly exciting modulations and complex harmonies and all that kind of stuff.
I think I have a sound or a certain feel in certain harmonies in the way I construct melodies.
My drummer, bass player, and guitar player sing backgrounds. They play and sing. I can sing all the harmonies, but I can’t do it alone.
I like The Four Freshmen, anything with good harmonies, some Beach Boys. I like the girl groups as well, like The Dixie Cups and all that.
Coming from bluegrass background, I totally understand family harmonies.
I used to write three- and four-part harmonies for my YWCA club in high school. We used to win all the song contests. But people would say, ‘Look who her father is. He probably did the whole thing.’
Everything we do is different like we have photoshoots, then video shoots, rehearsals, vocal warm up days, learning all the different harmonies then we have recording days. Every day is different.