Consecutive chords
Consecutive Con*sec"u*tive, a. [Cf. F. cons['e]cutif. See {Consequent}.] 1. Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession; with no interval or break; as, fifty consecutive years. [1913 Webster]

2. Following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding. [1913 Webster]

The actions of a man consecutive to volition. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mus.) Having similarity of sequence; -- said of certain parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony; as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are forbidden. [1913 Webster]

{Consecutive chords} (Mus.), chords of the same kind succeeding one another without interruption. [1913 Webster]


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