Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-1 of 1 items for:

tierce de Picardie x Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product


tierce de Picardie

Overview page. Subjects: Music.


Picardy third. Term applied to major 3rd used at end of a comp. which is otherwise in a minor key, thus converting expected minor chord into major, e.g. in key of C minor...

See overview in Oxford Index

Tierce de Picardie

Julian Rushton.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 132 words.

[Picardy 3rd]

The raised third degree of the tonic chord, when it is used for the ending of a movement or composition in a minor mode in order to give the ending a greater...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page