Definición de mediant en inglés:


Saltos de línea: me|di¦ant
Pronunciación: /ˈmiːdɪənt


  • The third note of the diatonic scale of any key.
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    • In an interrupted cadence, the lower mediant is substituted for what would have been the new tonic.
    • Further along it requires the reader to understand the cycle of fifths and key relationships such as the mediant.
    • In the first movement of Sonata 7 in B major the six-bar transition section moves through the tonic minor, the lowered mediant, and the minor dominant before leading to the second theme area in the dominant major.


mid 18th century: from French médiante, from Italian mediante 'coming between', present participle of obsolete mediare 'come between', from late Latin mediare 'be in the middle of'.

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