Only the gentle breeze compatible with the double tetrachord
of Papadiamantopoulos' stanza.
But according to Wierzbicki, only the [0,1,4,6] tetrachord
is found in the First Quartet, with the [0,1,3,7] tetrachord
--more tonal in its implications, as three of its pitch-classes make up either a major or a minor triad--making its first appearance in the Second String Quartet (1959).
I like to explain the intervals by using the tetrachord
system (Figure 1).
In this work he also developed a theory of chromatic progressions (those in which a melody proceeds directly from, say, C-natural to C-sharp), adapting earlier melodic theories to the musical realities of his day, and expounded a theory of modes in plainchant (predecessors of present-day major and minor keys) based on pentachord and tetrachord
species (arrays respectively of five and of four consecutive pitches); his doctrine of modes became the basis of later such theories applicable to both plainchant and polyphony.
Scale" here means a succession of notes that is already organized, such as the tetrachord
or its derivatives.
This can be replaced by DISJUNCT TETRACHORD
, an uncapitalized term from Webster's Third.
Tomlinson, after Foucault, draws a line between resemblance and representation as separate categories: the one betokens an affinity between the madrigalism and the word prompting it; the other, a musical idea that is autonomous, albeit indicative of a certain emotion or thought or state, as, say, a descending tetrachord
that, by a consensual decision reached by composers, was widely utilized as an emblem of lament.
Falco also built a tetrachord
to make the tuning of harpsichords and organs easier, as will be discussed below.
4) This splits the scale at two main interstices, one after the triad at the fifth, and the other after the first tetrachord
at the fourth.
Carter often seems to take the mimetic-expressive model as an uncontested given, the more easily to focus on the elaboration of rhythmic ratios or the deployment of favorite devices such as the all-trichord hexachord or all-interval tetrachord
A major tetrachord
is one symmetric half of a major scale, either "do re mi fa" or "so la ti do.
is embedded in the octatonic scale being used, but D, the dominant of G, never appears); the orchestral writing is purely octatonic.