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Conjoint tetrachords
Conjoint Con*joint", a. [F. conjoint, p. p. of conjoindre. See Conjoin, and cf. Conjunct.] United; connected; associated. ``Influence conjoint.' --Glover. Conjoint degrees (Mus.), two notes which follow each other immediately in the order of the scale, as ut and re. --Johnson. Conjoint tetrachords (Mus.), two tetrachords or fourths, where the same note is the highest of one and the lowest of the other; -- also written conjunct.
Disjunct tetrachords
Disjunct Dis*junct", a. [L. disjunctus, p. p. of disjungere to disjoin. See Disjoin, and cf. Disjoint.] 1. Disjoined; separated. [R.] 2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by a deep constriction. Disjunct tetrachords (Mus.), tetrachords so disposed to each other that the gravest note of the upper is one note higher than the acutest note of the other.

Meaning of Tetrachords from wikipedia

- constructed from conjunct or disjunct tetrachords. Conjunct tetrachords share a note, while disjunct tetrachords are separated by a disjunctive tone of...
- The interval vector for all all-interval tetrachords is [1,1,1,1,1,1]. In the examples below, the tetrachords [0,1,4,6] and [0,1,3,7] are built on E. The...
- scale can be also described as two tetrachords separated by a whole tone. For example, under this view the two tetrachord structures of C major would be:...
- composed of four stacked tetrachords called the (from bottom to top) Hypaton, Meson, Diezeugmenon and Hyperbolaion tetrachords (see the right hand side...
- sequences of four notes that they produced were called tetrachords ("four strings"). A diatonic tetrachord comprised, in descending order, two whole tones and...
- note. There are 6 basic tetrachords, named sometimes according to their tonic note and sometimes according to the tetrachord's most distinctive note:...
- and a half step. With this tuning, a diatonic scale is broken into two tetrachords, or groups of four notes. For example, on an instrument with D as the...
- In music theory, the descending tetrachord is a series of four notes from a scale, or tetrachord, arranged in order from highest to lowest, or descending...
- organized against a background pattern formed of conjunct and disjunct tetrachords, producing a larger pitch system called the gamut. The chants can be...
- maqam Modes of limited transposition Symmetric scale Synthetic modes Tetrachord A free Android app with scales & building chords for the scales A Study...
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