bent note


Definition of bent note

: a variable microtonal lowering of the third, seventh, and occasionally fifth degrees of the major scale

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First Known Use of bent note

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Bent note.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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