Lower by a semitone

  • 1 Semitone — This article is about the musical interval. For the printing method, see halftone. semitone Inverse major seventh (for minor second); diminished octave (for augmented unison); augmented octave (for diminished unison) Name Other names minor second …

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  • 2 semitone —    a unit used in music to describe the ratio in frequency between notes. The unit is actually used in two slightly different ways. In one use, two notes are said to differ by one semitone if the higher note has frequency exactly 16/15 = 1.0667… …

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  • 3 semitone — UK [ˈsemɪˌtəʊn] / US [ˈsemɪˌtoʊn] / US [ˈsemaɪˌtoʊn] noun [countable] Word forms semitone : singular semitone plural semitones music British an amount by which one sound is higher or lower than another, equal to 1/12 of an octave. This difference …

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  • 4 semitone — [ˈsemiˌtəʊn] noun [C] British an amount by which one sound is higher or lower than another, equal to 1/12 of an OCTAVE …

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  • 5 flat — I. a. 1. Level, horizontal, champaign (said of an extent of land). 2. Even, plane, smooth, without prominences. 3. Low, prostrate, level with the ground, laid low. 4. Dull, lifeless, spiritless, unanimated, frigid, tame, prosaic, uninteresting,… …

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  • 6 flat — Ⅰ. flat [1] ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) …

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  • 7 flatlet — Ⅰ. flat [1] ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) …

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  • 8 flatly — Ⅰ. flat [1] ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) …

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  • 9 flatness — Ⅰ. flat [1] ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) …

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  • 10 flattish — Ⅰ. flat [1] ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) …

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  • 11 Molle — Mol le, a. [See {Moll}.] (Mus.) Lower by a semitone; flat; as, E molle, that is, E flat. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Interval (music) — For the album by See You Next Tuesday, see Intervals (album). Melodic and harmonic intervals.   …

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  • 13 Accidental (music) — In music, an accidental is a note whose pitch (or pitch class) is not a member of a scale or mode indicated by the most recently applied key signature. In musical notation, the symbols used to mark such notes, sharps (music|sharp), flats… …

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  • 14 Perfect fifth —  Play (help· …

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  • 15 African music — Introduction       the musical sounds and practices of all indigenous peoples of Africa, including the Berber in the Sahara and the San (Bushmen) and Khoikhoin (Hottentot) in Southern Africa. The music of European settler communities and that of… …

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  • 16 Guitar tunings — Guitar standard tuning, shown one octave higher than actual pitch. (E2.A2.D3.G3.B3.e4) Guitar tunings almost always refers to the pitch of the open ( unfretted ) string, though some tunings may only realistically be attained by the use of a capo… …

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  • 17 Diatonic and chromatic — Chromatic redirects here. For other uses, see Chromatic (disambiguation). Melodies may be based on a diatonic scale and maintain its tonal characteristics but contain many accidentals up to all twelve tones of the chromatic scale, such as the… …

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  • 18 List of musical symbols — Modern musical symbols are the marks and symbols that are widely used in musical scores of all styles and instruments today. This is intended to be a comprehensive guide to the various symbols encountered in modern musical notation. Contents 1… …

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  • 19 Recorder — For other uses, see Recorder (disambiguation). Various recorders (second from the bottom disassembled into its three parts) Musical instruments Woodwinds …

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  • 20 Concert pitch — refers to the pitch reference to which a group of musical instruments are tuned for a performance. Concert pitch may vary from ensemble to ensemble, and has varied widely over musical history. This is also referred to as the reference frequency… …

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