Definition of Subsemitone. Meaning of Subsemitone. Synonyms of Subsemitone

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Definition of Subsemitone

Subsemitone Sub*sem"i*tone, n. (Mus.) The sensible or leading note, or sharp seventh, of any key; subtonic.
Subtonic Sub*ton"ic, n. 1. (Phonetics) A subtonic sound or element; a vocal consonant, as b, d, g, n, etc.; a subvocal. 2. (Mus.) The seventh tone of the scale, or that immediately below the tonic; -- called also subsemitone.

Meaning of Subsemitone from wikipedia

- In music theory, a leading-tone (also subsemitone, and called the leading-note in the UK) is a note or pitch which resolves or "leads" to a note one semitone...
- trombones and trumpets he added marcasite. Compared to Scherer, the use of Subsemitones (double upper keys) was new. During his time in Hamburg, he carried out...