Definition of tritone in English:

tritone

Line breaks: tri|tone
Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌɪtəʊn
 
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noun

Music
  • An interval of three whole tones (an augmented fourth), as between C and F sharp.
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    • 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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