Top 50 Harmonies Quotes

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.

Living here on Earth, we breathe the rhythms of a unive

Living here on Earth, we breathe the rhythms of a universe that extends infinitely above us. When resonant harmonies arise between this vast outer cosmos and the inner human cosmos, poetry is born.
We have harmonies, folk songs, and compositions attached to each occasion – ranging from birth, harvest, to our festivals. Our country thrives on culture, music, and arts. Musically, ours is a very rich country.
I had to learn right away how to improvise behind Ornette, which not only meant following him from one key to another and recognizing the different keys, but modulating in a way that the keys flowed in and out of each other, and the new harmonies sounded right.
I like hearing the sort of harmonies people get into in different parts of the world. I love music that has a sense of allure to it, and exotic tunes. That’s what I’m drawn to.
Bria Skonberg
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.
For some reason, my voice doesn’t age. I can still hit those high harmonies just like I did back in the day.
Because I don’t play guitar any more, African harmonies and rhythms have been an inspiration to me. I love the raw origin of the sound. It complements my voice and words naturally.
Our music is an answer to the early Seventies when artsy people with big egos would do vocal harmonies and play long guitar solos and get called geniuses.
I do some three-part harmonies on ‘Throes of Rejection‘ and ‘Hard Lines, Sunken Cheeks,’ but I didn’t go overboard with it.
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 pay such close attention of the record making process that most people would assume are very little and wouldn’t be that big of a deal; the packaging, the title, and the harmonies, I think, are arguably as important as the lead vocals.
David Nail
When you write a play, you work out like a musician on a piece of music. You find all the rhythms and the melody and the harmonies and take them as they come.
When I was in grade school, I remember singing in a chorus where they actually had two parts going. It was very easy for me to pick out the harmonies, and I kind of just went with it.
The trackOpen Eye Signal,’ when you hear that choir sound come in, that’s actually me singing but sped up and with huge reverb and overlayered harmonies.
Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.
Wassily Kandinsky
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.
You know, many people do not know that I am so immersed when it comes to music. I have such a huge knowledge of music. I like my songs, I like my melodies, my harmonies, you know.
I feel like a lot of like the old-timey Christmas songs, the classics, a lot of it is very vocal. A lot of harmonies and, like, crooners, it puts you in that holiday spirit, I feel like.
I have a fascination for well-produced ’70s and ’80s rock with a lot of harmonies. AOR bands like Journey, Jefferson Starship, Toto, Kansas, Boston.
Something we’re really known for is our signature harmonies, our great melodies – stuff that just makes you feel something and moves you.
In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band; physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the ‘Mind of God‘ is cosmic music resonating in 11-dimensional hyperspace.
The vocal arrangements are a big part of the formula for a Bad Religion song – layered harmonies and background vocals. So when I start to describe the elements of Bad Religion’s sound, it starts to sound like a Christmas choir.
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.
There’s music to dance to and make love to, music to cry to. I’m starting from scratch, coming fresh. But my sound still embodies the same soulful, intricate harmonies.
My family is very creative. My grandfather played the guitar in Cuba. My sisters, my mom and two aunts would do harmonies, so I would see them and think, ‘I want the attention.’
Chrissie Fit
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.
Destiny‘s Child‘s harmonies remind me of Earth, Wind & Fire.
I was in a choir as a kid. It was from those early days that my outlook on harmonies and arrangements were nurtured. I always took that with me, even on the earliest Bad Religion record, which strangely was only about six years after that.
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.
Sometimes, after I finish the lyrics and have all the melodies and harmonies and the pop and vocal, I’ll be like, ‘I have to keep it. I love it too much.’
I always layer my vocals a lot. I sing a minimum of three layers of the same line every time, and then it’s always one or two or sometimes even more harmonies.
I would listen to something on the radio and try to tap out the melody, then the harmonies.
Michel Legrand
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.
Steven Price
I think I have a sound or a certain feel in certain harmonies in the way I construct melodies.
We’ve recorded over our voices once and double the harmonies, make them thick. The Four Freshmen do that.
Bruce Johnston
When I had my first experiences of choral singing, the dissonance of those close harmonies was so exquisite that I would giggle or I would tear up, and I felt it in a physical way.
Holiday Shores’ ambition far exceeds its membersrecording budget. The band’s boyish vocal harmonies wash in and out with the tide, and reverb radiates from the guitars like heat off a sun-baked parking lot.
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.
I love a band that has a banjo, that does group harmonies and yells out the word ‘Hey’ or ‘Woo.’ I live for it.
I was obsessed with harmonies and how to put songs together in lush soundscapes. But I don’t know what it was all about, really.
I remember being obsessed with ‘The Score‘ by The Fugees. I used to listen to a lot of really melodic music with a lot of harmonies. The Beach Boys used to make me happy, and Simon and Garfunkel, and I used to listen to a lot of film soundtracks as well.
I used to have a musical group with a girlfriend called The Thunderclouds. It was like a Beach Boys cover band. And we would just figure out Beach Boy songs – break ’em into two-part harmonies. And, you know, we played a couple of shows around Olympia. It was very fun.
I was sitting on my mom’s lap across from my father to see Kay Thompson at Ciro’s. And I always remember this energy force, this woman flying around the room and singing these harmonies so everyone went, ‘Wow!’ So I thought, ‘That’s what I want to do.’
I aspire to be someone like Gillian Welch. What she does is play part of a group with two acoustic guitars with harmonies. She plays folk. However, there is no one that sounds like Gillian Welch. I aspire to come up with a unique sound like she has.
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.