Q: Is harmony the use of simultaneous pitches? ¶
A: Yes, and or chords.
Q: Is harmony manipulated using chords? ¶
A: Yes, and which are combinations of pitch classes.
Q: Is harmony the older Medieval and Renaissance tonalité ancienne? ¶
A: Yes, and "The term is meant to signify that sonorities are linked one after the other without giving rise to the impression of a goal-directed development".
Q: Is harmony the hierarchical tonality or tonal harmony well known today? ¶
Q: Is harmony a process? ¶
Q: Is harmony often said to refer to the "vertical" aspect of music? ¶
A: Yes, as distinguished from melodic line, or the "horizontal" aspect.
Q: Is harmony based on consonance? ¶
A: Yes, and a concept whose definition has changed various times during the history of Western music.
Q: Is harmony based upon the intervals of the chords used in that harmony? ¶