diatonic

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absence of a key; alternative to the diatonic system atonalism , atonality
(music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale dominant
syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization fa
any of the descending diatonic scales in the music of classical Greece Greek mode
any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music key , tonality
(music) the first note of a diatonic scale keynote , tonic
(music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale leading tone , subtonic
denoting a diatonic scale or key on it major
diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th major diatonic scale , major scale
(music) the third note of a diatonic scale; midway between the tonic and the dominant mediant
diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 2nd and 3rd and 5th and 6th minor diatonic scale , minor scale
any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave mode , musical mode
gapped scale with five notes; usually the fourth and seventh notes of the diatonic scale are omitted pentatone , pentatonic scale
(music) the fourth note of the diatonic scale subdominant
(music) the second note of a diatonic scale supertonic
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