submediant(redirected from Submediant chord)
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The sixth tone of a diatonic scale. Also called superdominant.
1. (Music, other) the sixth degree of a major or minor scale
2. (Music, other) a key or chord based on this
adjAlso (US and Canadian): superdominant
(Music, other) of or relating to the submediant
sub•me•di•ant(sʌbˈmi di ənt)
the sixth tone of an ascending diatonic scale.
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|Noun||1.||submediant - (music) the sixth note of a major or minor scale (or the third below the tonic)|
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner