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B (musical note)

B, also known as Si, Ti, or, in some European countries, H, is the seventh note of the fixed-Do solfège. [1]

35 relations: A (musical note), Acoustic scale, Aeolian dominant scale, Aeolian mode, Altered scale, B major, B minor, BACH motif, B♭ (musical note), Central Europe, Diatonic scale, Dorian ♭2 scale, Dorian mode, Eastern Europe, Enharmonic, Equal temperament, Frequency, Half diminished scale, Helmholtz pitch notation, Hertz, Ionian mode, Jazz minor scale, Locrian mode, Lydian augmented scale, Lydian mode, Major second, Minor second, Mixolydian mode, Musical note, Phrygian mode, Piano key frequencies, Pitch (music), Scandinavia, Scientific pitch notation, Semitone.

A (musical note)

La or A is the sixth note of the fixed-Do solfège.

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Acoustic scale

In music, the acoustic scale, overtone scale, Lydian dominant scale, or Lydian 7 scale, is a seven-note synthetic scale which, starting on C, contains the notes: C, D, E, F, G, A and B. This differs from the major scale in having a raised fourth and lowered seventh scale degree.

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Aeolian dominant scale

The Aeolian dominant scale is the fifth mode of the melodic minor scale (ascending, also known as jazz minor scale).

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Aeolian mode

The Aeolian mode is a musical mode or, in modern usage, a diatonic scale called the natural minor scale.

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Altered scale

In jazz, the altered scale or altered dominant scale is a seven-note scale that is a dominant scale where all non-essential tones have been altered.

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B major

In music theory, B major is a major scale based on B. The pitches B, sharp, sharp, E, sharp, sharp, and sharp are all part of the B major scale.

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B minor

B minor is a minor scale consisting of the pitches B, sharp, D, E, sharp, G, and A. Its key signature consists of two sharps.

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BACH motif

In music, the BACH motif is the motif, a succession of notes important or characteristic to a piece, B flat, A, C, B natural.

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B♭ (musical note)

B (B-flat; also called si bémol) is the eleventh semitone of the Western chromatic scale (starting from C).

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Central Europe

Central Europe (archaically "Middle Europe") is a region lying between the variously defined areas of the Eastern and Western parts of the European continent.

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Diatonic scale

In music theory, a diatonic scale (or heptatonia prima) is a scale composed of seven distinct pitch classes.

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Dorian ♭2 scale

The Dorian 2 scale, also known as Phrygian #6 is the second mode of the jazz minor scale (or the ascending melodic minor scale).

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Dorian mode

Dorian mode or Doric mode can refer to three very different but interrelated subjects: one of the Ancient Greek harmoniai (characteristic melodic behaviour, or the scale structure associated with it), one of the medieval musical modes, or, most commonly, one of the modern modal diatonic scales, corresponding to the white notes from D to D, or any transposition of this, for example the scale from C to C with both E and B flatted.

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Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.

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Enharmonic

In modern musical notation and tuning, an enharmonic equivalent is a note, interval, or key signature that is equivalent to some other note, interval, or key signature but "spelled", or named differently.

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Equal temperament

An equal temperament is a musical temperament, or a system of tuning, in which every pair of adjacent pitches is separated by the same interval.

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Frequency

Frequency is the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time.

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Half diminished scale

The half diminished scale is a musical scale more commonly known as "Locrian 2", name which avoids confusion with the diminished scales (see octatonic scales) and the half-diminished seventh chord (min. 7, flat 5).

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Helmholtz pitch notation

Helmholtz pitch notation is a system for naming musical notes of the Western chromatic scale.

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Hertz

The hertz (symbol Hz) is the unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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Ionian mode

Ionian mode is the name assigned by Heinrich Glarean in 1547 to his new authentic mode on C (mode 11 in his numbering scheme), which uses the diatonic octave species from C to the C an octave higher, divided at G (as its dominant, reciting note or tenor) into a fourth species of perfect fifth (tone–tone–semitone–tone) plus a third species of perfect fourth (tone–tone–semitone): C D E F G + G A B C. This octave species is essentially the same as the major mode of tonal music.

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Jazz minor scale

The jazz minor scale is the ascending melodic minor scale used both ascending and descending.

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Locrian mode

The Locrian mode is either a musical mode or simply a diatonic scale.

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Lydian augmented scale

In music, the Lydian augmented scale (Lydian 5 scale) is the third mode of the ascending melodic minor scale or jazz minor scale.

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Lydian mode

The modern Lydian musical scale is a rising pattern of pitches comprising three whole tones, a semitone, two more whole tones, and a final semitone.

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Major second

In Western music theory, a major second (sometimes also called whole tone) is a second spanning two semitones.

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Minor second

In modern Western tonal music theory a minor second is the interval between two notes on adjacent staff positions, or having adjacent note letters, whose alterations cause them to be one semitone or half-step apart, such as B and C or C and D. The interval is also called a diatonic semitone.

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Mixolydian mode

Mixolydian mode may refer to one of three things: the name applied to one of the ancient Greek harmoniai or tonoi, based on a particular octave species or scale; one of the medieval church modes; a modern musical mode or diatonic scale, related to the medieval mode.

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Musical note

In music, the term note has two primary meanings.

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Phrygian mode

The Phrygian mode (pronounced) can refer to three different musical modes: the ancient Greek tonos or harmonia sometimes called Phrygian, formed on a particular set of octave species or scales; the Medieval Phrygian mode, and the modern conception of the Phrygian mode as a diatonic scale, based on the latter.

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Piano key frequencies

This is a list of the absolute frequencies in hertz (cycles per second) of the keys of a standard modern 88-key piano in twelve-tone equal temperament, with the 49th key, the fifth A (called A4), tuned to 440 Hz (referred to as A440).

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Pitch (music)

Pitch is a perceptual property of sounds that allows their ordering on a frequency-related scale, or more commonly, pitch is the quality that makes it possible to judge sounds as "higher" and "lower" in the sense associated with musical melodies.

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Scandinavia

Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural North Germanic heritage and related languages.

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Scientific pitch notation

Scientific pitch notation (or SPN, also known as American Standard Pitch Notation (ASPN) and International Pitch Notation (IPN)) is one of several methods that name the notes of the standard Western chromatic scale by combining a letter name, accidentals, and a number identifying the pitch's octave.

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Semitone

A semitone, also called a half step or a half tone, is the smallest musical interval commonly used in Western tonal music, and it is considered the most dissonant when sounded harmonically.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B_(musical_note)

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