Next after the second; coming after two others; -- the ordinal of three; as, the third hour in the day.
The third tone of the scale; the mediant.
The third note in the scale, (e.g.. E in the scale of C ).
in Western music, the jump from one note to another 5 half-steps away (covering 5 swarastaanas). For example, C to E, or in Carnatic, s to g3. Also called a perfect third (as opposed to a minor third)
The interval that spans three letter names (Ex. C up to E, or F down to D). On the staff: line-to-the-next-line or space-to-the-next-space.
the third note of an ascending diatonic scale, which means to go up 2 whole notes. If you play C and E, you have a third.
the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it; "a simple harmony written in major thirds"
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The interval of three diatonic degrees.
Interval between two notes that are two diatonic scale steps apart.
In a scale, the distance between a certain note and another note two notes above it. The certain note is counted as I, the note two notes above that is iii.
A distance of 3 or 4 semitones. A Minor Third is +3 semitones. A Major Third is +4 semitones. For example, the interval between C and E is a Major Third, and the distance from D to F is a Minor Third. (See Interval)
The interval between two notes which are three notes apart on the scale. The notes could either be one after the other in melody, such as in the start of "A Day In The Life," or both together in harmony, such as in the first note of "Bye Bye Love".
Interval of three tones in the diatonic scale..
The third degree of the diatonic scale. Also, the interval formed by a given tone and the third tone above or below it, e.g. c up to e, or c down to a. Intervals of the third may be major, minor, diminished, or augmented.