POLYPHONICA

By: Whitney Ford-Terry

Sep 29 2009

Category: Vortexhibition Polyphonica

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In music, polyphony (from the Greek πολύς /po΄lis/ many and φωνή /fo΄ni/ voice) is a texture consisting of two or more independent melodic voices, as opposed to music with just one voice (monophony) or music with one dominant melodic voice accompanied by chords (homophonic).

Please feel free to contribute to Vortexhibition Polyphonica here if you are inspired  by objects on view. If you have questions about the exhibition, the Henry’s collections, or objects on view, submit them on the Question-phonica page.

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