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DescriptionMotion/Interval
Difference between 2 successive notes if larger than 1 whole step or greater than or equal to a minor 3rd
Difference between 2 successive notes if less than or equal to 1 whole step or strictly less than or equal to a minor 3rd
Another name for a step
Another name for a skip
Smallest musical interval used in Western tonal music/equal to one half step
Musical interval encompassing 3 staff positions
3rd that spans 4 semitones
3rd that spans 3 semitones
3rd that spans 5 semitones
3rd that spans 2 semitones
Musical interval corresponding to a pair of pitches with a frequency ratio of 3:2 (or very nearly so)/spans 7 semitones
Common name for a scale composed of seven distinct pitch classes/includes 5 whole steps & 2 half steps per octave
Interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency/defined as unit of frequency level when the base of the logarithm is 2
Another name for a diatonic scale
Interval encompassing four staff positions spanning 5 semitones
Adjective denoting or containing an interval that is one semitone greater than the corresponding major or perfect interval
Denoting or containing an interval that is one semitone less than the corresponding major or perfect interval
DescriptionMotion/Interval
Rearrangement of the top-to-bottom elements in an interval, a chord, a melody, or a group of contrapuntal lines of music/used to create a melodic bass line or to modulate a new key
The inversion of a perfect interval produces an interval that is...
The inversion of a major interval produces an interval that is...
The inversion of a augmented interval produces an interval that is...
The inversion of a minor interval produces an interval that is...
The inversion of a diminished interval produces an interval that is...
This is always the sum of the 2 interval names under inversion
Two or more musical parts sounding the same pitch or at an octave interval/usually at the same time/also called prime or perfect prime
Interval encompassing seven staff positions/minor one spans 10 semitones/major span 11
First scale degree of a diatonic scale and the tonal center or final resolution tone/reference note for a scale
Single note that identifies a chord (i.e. for a C-chord which is made up of C-E-G notes, C is this)
5th scale degree of the diatonic scale/named b/c it is next in importance to tonic/sonatas often modulate from tonic key to this key
4th scale degree of the diatonic scale/same distance below as dominant is above tonic/recapitulation of sonata is often in this key
Music theory diagram that shows the relationship among the 12 tones of the chromatic scale
Scales that share the same tonic (e.g. G major & G minor)
Scales that have the same key signature

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