changing note

noun

variants or changing tone
1
: an accented passing note or tone in old strict musical counterpoint
2
: a usually unaccented nonharmonic note or tone that resolves to its neighboring chord tone after touching an intervening tone typically a third distant : cambiata compare escape note

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“Changing note.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/changing%20note. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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