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Making your own harmony
There are basically two ways of making a harmony.One is just playing in harmony, this is of course the best, but it requires some exercise. The second is to "compose a harmony". Below some guidance rules for the second method
There is one ground rule
The other rules are.
Normally (in Swedish harmonizing, you either put your second harmony voice a third below the melody, or you put it a sixth below.
About being more people playing harmonies
It is possible to make two different harmonies to a melody either running a third below or a sixth below. These harmonies does not necessarily sound good together. Therefore, if you are playing harmonies when playing together, be aware of what the others are playing, and try to follow that.
Improvisational harmoniesIf you are the only one playing the harmony, you may improvise, not play the same harmony everytime.