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semitone

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Half a tone. Smallest interval in European mus. On pf., interval between any note and the next, up or down. There are three types of semitone: diatonic (same as a minor 2nd); chromatic (dif...

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semitone

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Half a tone. Smallest interval in European mus. On pf., interval between any note and the next, up or down. There are three types of semitone: diatonic (same as a minor 2nd); chromatic (dif...

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Semitone

William Drabkin and Mark Lindley.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1056 words.

The smallest Interval of the modern Western tone system; in Equal temperament, the part of an octave, or 100 cents. The notational system allows three types of semitone to be...

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semitone paradox

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A phenomenon in the perception of musical tones that are ambiguous as regards the octaves to which they belong, each tone being composed of equal sinusoidal waves from octaves spanning the...

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semitone

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 4 words.

music. See interval.

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semitone

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

flagstone, ragstone • Blackstone, jackstone • sandstone • capstone • hearthstone • headstone • gemstone • whetstone

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semitone

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

flagstone, ragstone • Blackstone, jackstone • sandstone • capstone • hearthstone • headstone • gemstone • whetstone

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semitone

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 82 words.

Half a tone. Smallest interval in European mus. On pf., interval between any note and the next, up or down.

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semitone

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 14 words.

The smallest interval in common use in Western music, covering half a tone.

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semitone

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

Edited by Tim Rutherford-Johnson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 77 words.

Half a tone. On pf, interval between any note and the next, up or down. There are three types of

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semitone <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 43 words.

A musical interval corresponding to a frequency ratio of approximately 17 : 18, the difference in pitch between adjacent keys on a

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