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mediant

Saltos de línea: me|di¦ant
Pronunciación: /ˈmiːdɪənt
 
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Definición de mediant en inglés:

sustantivo

Music
The third note of the diatonic scale of any key.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origen

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'.

Words that rhyme with mediant

expedient, ingredient, obedient

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