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The In music theory, an interval is the difference (a ratio or logarithmic measure) in pitch between two notes and often refers to those two notes themselves (otherwise known as a dyad). An interval class is measured by the shortest distance possible between its two pitch classes. Intervals may be labelled... musical interval of a minor third is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the third note in a A minor scale in musical theory can be viewed as the sixth mode of the major scale. However, see below. Constructing and recognising minor scales Finding key signatures Like major scales, minors are named after their tonic (first) note. However unlike majors, minor scales do not have their own set... minor scale. It is the For non-musical meanings of inversion, see inversion. In music theory, the word inversion has several meanings. There are inverted chords, inverted melodies, inverted intervals, and (in counterpoint) inverted voices. The concept of inversion also plays a role in musical set theory. Inverted chords An inverted chord is a chord... inversion of the The musical interval of a major sixth is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the sixth note in a Major scale. It is the inversion of the minor third. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing the sixth below or... Major sixth. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing the third below or by starting on a low note and playing the third above. It is abbreviated as m3.


A minor third in Just intonation is any musical tuning in which the frequencies of notes are related by whole number ratios. Any interval tuned in this way is called a just interval. Another way of considering just intonation is as being based on members of the harmonic series. Thus, although in theory two... just intonation most often corresponds to a pitch ratio of 6:5 (or 1:1.2), or various other ratios. while in an Equal temperament is a scheme of musical tuning in which the octave is divided into a series of equal steps (equal frequency ratios). The best known example of such a system is twelve-tone equal temperament, sometimes abbreviated to 12-TET, which is nowadays used in most Western music. Other... equal tempered tuning, a minor third is equal to three The musical interval of a half step, semitone, or minor second is the relationship between the leading tone and the first note (the root or tonic) in a major scale. It is the inversion of the major seventh. It is often abbreviated as m2. A minor second in just intonation... semitones, a ratio of 1:23/12 (approximately 1:1.189), or 300 cents, 15.641 The cent is a unit in a logarithmic scale of relative pitch or intervals. 1200 cents are equal to one octave, and an equally tempered semitone is equal to 100 cents. The formula to determine the value in cents between two notes with frequencies a and b is: The ratio... cents smaller.


The minor third is considered the most Consonance is a stylistic device, often used in poetry. It is the repetition of consonant sounds in a short sequence of words, for example, the t sound in Is it blunt and flat? Alliteration differs from consonance insofar as alliteration requires the repeated consonant sound to be at the beginning... consonant interval after the In music, a unison is an interval, the ratio of 1:1 or 0 halfsteps and zero cents. Two tones in unison are considered to be the same pitch, but are still perceivable as coming from separate sources. The unison is considered the most consonant interval while the near unison... unison, For the numerical computation software, see GNU Octave. In music, an octave (sometimes abbreviated 8ve or 8va) is the interval between one musical note and another with half or double the frequency. For example, if one note is pitched at 400 Hz, the note an octave above it is at... octave, The musical interval of a perfect fifth is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the fifth note in a major scale. It is the inversion of the perfect fourth. Its abbreviation is P5. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing... perfect fifth, The musical interval of a perfect fourth, often P4, is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the fourth note (subdominant) in a major scale. It is the inversion of the perfect fifth. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing the... perfect fourth, The musical interval of a Major third is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the third note in a major scale. It is the inversion of the minor sixth. It is abbreviated as M3. It can be produced by starting on a high note and... major third, and The musical interval of a minor sixth is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the sixth note in a minor scale. It is the inversion of the Major third. It is abbreviated as m6. It can be produced by starting on a high note and... minor sixth.


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  • This page is about musical systems of tuning, for the musical process of tuning see tuning. Musical tuning is the system used to define which tones, or pitches, to use when playing music. In other words, it is the choice of level and spacing of frequency values which are used... musical tuning
  • In harmony, the semiditonus is the ratio 6:5 (sesquiquintum) between a pair of frequencies or, equivalently, the ratio 5:6 between a pair of wavelengths. It is the harmonic mean of unison and diapente: It is equal to diapente divided by ditonus: This means that diapente is equal to... semiditono
Minor third
# The musical interval of a half step, semitone, or minor second is the relationship between the leading tone and the first note (the root or tonic) in a major scale. It is the inversion of the major seventh. It is often abbreviated as m2. A minor second in just intonation... semitones In music, specifically, musical set theory an interval class, or unordered pitch-class interval, is an interval measured by the distance between its two pitch classes ordered so they are as close as possible. It was created to account for octave and inversional equivalency. Since there are 12 pitch classes... Interval class # The cent is a unit in a logarithmic scale of relative pitch or intervals. 1200 cents are equal to one octave, and an equally tempered semitone is equal to 100 cents. The formula to determine the value in cents between two notes with frequencies a and b is: The ratio... cents in Equal temperament is a scheme of musical tuning in which the octave is divided into a series of equal steps (equal frequency ratios). The best known example of such a system is twelve-tone equal temperament, sometimes abbreviated to 12-TET, which is nowadays used in most Western music. Other... equal temperament Most common In Music theory, the diatonic major scale (also known as the Guido scale), from the Greek diatonikos or to stretch out, is a fundamental building block of the European-influenced musical tradition. It is sometimes used to refer to all the modes, but is generally used only in reference to... diatonic name Comparable Just intonation is any musical tuning in which the frequencies of notes are related by whole number ratios. Any interval tuned in this way is called a just interval. Another way of considering just intonation is as being based on members of the harmonic series. Thus, although in theory two... just interval # cents in just interval Just interval vs. equal-tempered interval
3 3 300 minor third 6:5 316 16 cents larger
Other diatonic In music theory, an interval is the difference (a ratio or logarithmic measure) in pitch between two notes and often refers to those two notes themselves (otherwise known as a dyad). An interval class is measured by the shortest distance possible between its two pitch classes. Intervals may be labelled... intervals
In music, a unison is an interval, the ratio of 1:1 or 0 halfsteps and zero cents. Two tones in unison are considered to be the same pitch, but are still perceivable as coming from separate sources. The unison is considered the most consonant interval while the near unison... unison | The musical interval of a half step, semitone, or minor second is the relationship between the leading tone and the first note (the root or tonic) in a major scale. It is the inversion of the major seventh. It is often abbreviated as m2. A minor second in just intonation... minor second | The musical interval of a major second — also called a whole-tone — is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the second note in a major scale (and also a minor scale). It is the inversion of the minor seventh. It is abbreviated as... major second | minor third | The musical interval of a Major third is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the third note in a major scale. It is the inversion of the minor sixth. It is abbreviated as M3. It can be produced by starting on a high note and... major third | The musical interval of a perfect fourth, often P4, is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the fourth note (subdominant) in a major scale. It is the inversion of the perfect fifth. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing the... perfect fourth | This article is about the musical interval. For other uses of the words, see tritone (disambiguation). The augmented fourth between C and F# forms a tritone. The tritone, which derives its name from the fact that it spans three whole tones, is a musical interval of six semitones. Two tritones... tritone | The musical interval of a perfect fifth is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the fifth note in a major scale. It is the inversion of the perfect fourth. Its abbreviation is P5. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing... perfect fifth | The musical interval of a minor sixth is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the sixth note in a minor scale. It is the inversion of the Major third. It is abbreviated as m6. It can be produced by starting on a high note and... minor sixth | The musical interval of a major sixth is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the sixth note in a Major scale. It is the inversion of the minor third. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing the sixth below or... major sixth | The musical interval of a minor seventh the first note (the root or tonic) and the seventh in a minor scale. It is the inversion of the Major second. It is abbreviated as m7. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing the seventh below or... minor seventh | The musical interval of a Major seventh the first note (the root or tonic) and the seventh, the leading tone, in a major scale. It is the inversion of the minor second. It is abbreviated as M7. It can be produced by starting on a high note and playing the... major seventh | For the numerical computation software, see GNU Octave. In music, an octave (sometimes abbreviated 8ve or 8va) is the interval between one musical note and another with half or double the frequency. For example, if one note is pitched at 400 Hz, the note an octave above it is at... octave

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Minor third - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (435 words)
An augmented second is enharmonically equivalent to a minor third in equal temperament, but is not the same interval in other meantone tunings.
Augmented seconds occur in many scales, most importantly the harmonic minor and its various modes.
In harmonic minor scales, the augmented second occurs between the sixth and seventh scale degrees.
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