Definition of compound interval in English:
An interval greater than an octave.
- See how the common intervals are in the bass clef and the compound intervals are in the treble clef.
- Perfect fifth added to perfect fifth makes major ninth which is a compound interval of major second.
- The names of the compound intervals are those of the simple intervals plus the number seven.
Definition of compound interval in:
- British & World English dictionary
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