adverb see semitonal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • semitonally — See semitonal. * * * …   Universalium

  • semitonally — semi·tonally …   English syllables

  • semitonally — adverb see semitonal …   Useful english dictionary

  • semitonal — adjective Date: 1863 chromatic 3a, semitonic • semitonally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Diatonic and chromatic — Chromatic redirects here. For other uses, see Chromatic (disambiguation). Melodies may be based on a diatonic scale and maintain its tonal characteristics but contain many accidentals up to all twelve tones of the chromatic scale, such as the… …   Wikipedia

  • semitone — semitonic /sem ee ton ik, sem uy /, semitonal /sem ee tohn l, sem uy /, adj. semitonally, adv. /sem ee tohn , sem uy /, n. Music. a pitch interval halfway between two whole tones. Also called half step, half tone. [1600 10; SEMI + TONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • semitone — [sem′i tōn΄] n. Music the difference in pitch between any two immediately adjacent keys on the piano; half of a whole tone semitonic [sem΄itän′ik] adj. semitonal [sem′itōn΄əl] semitonally adv …   English World dictionary

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