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M. Ted (inactive) What are you working on right now? (81* d) RE: What are you working on right now? 05 Oct 00

It is much easier to figure out harmonies when you know that basic rules that the arranger is using, than if you just listen to a recording and try to guess--I am not familiar with the Poozies, but I think that you might try to contact them--you would be amazed at how easy it can be to find people on the internet--

The old rule of thumb for four part harmony is that the melody comes first, then the bass, and the the other parts fill in--but there are other options--some use a lead vocalist, and have the others sing block chords, some use broken chord--It helps if you try to figure out basically what is happening in the music before you try to plot out the notes in each part--

This is a difficult project that you have set out for yourself--Writing and performing multiple voice music is one of the hardest things that you can do, musically--partly because everything has to be exactly right, or the whole thing falls apart--Good luck!!

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