twelve pitch


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twelve pitch

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another name for elite2
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"Well, then, madame, yes, I did feel fear; and though I have been through twelve pitched battles and I cannot count how many charges and skirmishes, I own for the third time in my life I was afraid.
A two-dimensional grid of eighty four cells, which charts the seven diatonic scale degrees and twelve pitch classes, visually renders a closed tonal (US (p.
Traditionally, sacrificial music was syllabic and generally notated in lulupu ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), a kind of absolute pitch notation using the twelve pitch names such as huangzhong ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), dalu ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and taicu ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
It would have to expand or contract that space so that twelve pitch classes comprise a true octave in the result, which would consist of m pitch classes per contextual octave, with a contextual octave smaller than the true octave when m < 12 and larger than the true octave when m > 12.
It is some years since Peter Evans pointed out the significance, in Britten's Dream, of various sequences based on all twelve pitch classes or tonal centres.