Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

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Major

A stepwise series of whole and half steps arranged: whole, whole, half, whole, whole, whole half. This creates major intervals at the third, sixth, and seventh steps of the scale.

See also: Interval

Category: Notes and sheet music




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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Major

A stepwise series of whole and half steps arranged: whole, whole, half, whole, whole, whole half. This creates major intervals at the third, sixth, and seventh steps of the scale.

See also: Interval

Category: Notes and sheet music




Pronunciation:

 

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