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Texture Lesson 5
Pure Homophonic Texture, Mixed Texture

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Pure Homophonic Texture

Sometimes the notes in the melody voice and the chordal accompaniment voices move together with exactly the same (or very nearly the same) rhythm. Or the notes in all of the voices may move together without a definitive melody in any voice. When this happens, the texture is homophonic because there is chordal harmony:

The example below is an example of pure homophonic texture because the voices move together in rhythm to create chordal harmony. Click the play arrow to hear the example.

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