An interval of three whole tones (an augmented fourth), as between C and F sharp.
More example sentences
- Open fifths, fourths and tritones, modality and whole-tone scales abound.
- After the conclusion of the exposition in bar 182, Mozart needs only nine bars to reach the key of B minor - at the interval of a tritone.
- It also sounds heavily dissonant due to tone clusters and many tritones.
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