Disdiapason
Disdiapason Dis*di`a*pa"son, n. [Pref. dis- (Gr. ?) + diapason.] (Anc. Mus.) An interval of two octaves, or a fifteenth; -- called also {bisdiapason}. Compare {diapason[1]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Disdiapason — Dis|di|a|pa|son der, auch das; s, Plur. s u. ...one <zu gr. dís »zweifach« u. ↑Diapason> Doppeloktave im altgriech. Tonsystem …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • disdiapason — dis·diapason …   English syllables

  • disdiapason — dəs, (|)dis+ noun ( s) Etymology: Latin, from Greek dis dia pasōn twice through all more at diapason : fifteenth 4b …   Useful english dictionary

  • DISDIAPASON — (греч.), то же что двойная октава …   Музыкальный словарь Римана

  • bisdiapason — Disdiapason Dis*di a*pa son, n. [Pref. dis (Gr. ?) + diapason.] (Anc. Mus.) An interval of two octaves, or a fifteenth; called also {bisdiapason}. Compare {diapason[1]}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diapason — Di a*pa son, n. [L., fr. Gr. diapasw^n (i. e., h dia pasw^n chordw^n symfoni a the concord of the first and last notes, the octave); dia through + pasw^n, gen. pl. of pa^s all: cf. F. diapason. Cf. {Panacea}.] 1. (Gr. Mus.) The octave, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double diapason — Diapason Di a*pa son, n. [L., fr. Gr. diapasw^n (i. e., h dia pasw^n chordw^n symfoni a the concord of the first and last notes, the octave); dia through + pasw^n, gen. pl. of pa^s all: cf. F. diapason. Cf. {Panacea}.] 1. (Gr. Mus.) The octave,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • open diapason — Diapason Di a*pa son, n. [L., fr. Gr. diapasw^n (i. e., h dia pasw^n chordw^n symfoni a the concord of the first and last notes, the octave); dia through + pasw^n, gen. pl. of pa^s all: cf. F. diapason. Cf. {Panacea}.] 1. (Gr. Mus.) The octave,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stopped diapason — Diapason Di a*pa son, n. [L., fr. Gr. diapasw^n (i. e., h dia pasw^n chordw^n symfoni a the concord of the first and last notes, the octave); dia through + pasw^n, gen. pl. of pa^s all: cf. F. diapason. Cf. {Panacea}.] 1. (Gr. Mus.) The octave,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetractys — The Tetractys is a triangular figure consisting of ten points arranged in four rows: one, two, three, and four points in each row. As a mystical symbol, it was very important to the followers of the secret worship of the Pythagoreans.Pythagorean… …   Wikipedia

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