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changing note or nota cambiata

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy

Edited by Tim Rutherford-Johnson

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199578108
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744518
changing note or nota cambiata

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Idiomatic melodic formula, salient characteristic of which is leap of a third away from an unessential note. Earliest form (in

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Subjects: Music

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