conjunct tetrachord


Definition of conjunct tetrachord

: either of two adjacent tetrachords (see tetrachord sense 3) in medieval music theory that share one note

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First Known Use of conjunct tetrachord

1721, in the meaning defined above

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“Conjunct tetrachord.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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