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tetrachord definition

Overview

This page has two definitions of tetrachord in English. Tetrachord is a noun. Also define these 4 related words and terms: music, set, pitch class, and scale.

English

Etymology

tetra- +‎ chord

Noun

tetrachord (plural tetrachords)

  1. (music) Any set of four different pitch classes.
  2. (music) A series of four sounds, forming a scale of two-and-a-half tones.

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