term applied to a minor chord (1 b3 5) with a lowered fifth (i.e. 1 b3 b5) and a chord comprising of minor third intervals. Or a scale composed of successive tones and semitones.
Term applied to a minor chord with a lowered 5th and a chord comprised of minor 3rd intervals. Scale composed of successive tones and semitones.
(of musical intervals) reduction by a semitone of any perfect or minor musical interval; "a diminished fifth"
the term used to describe the reduction of an interval, for example C to G( is a diminished fifth, this is the opposite to augmented
Any perfect interval lowered one half-tone.
Lowered by a half-step. See 'Alteration'.
when a set of rhythmic values are shortened; all values may be halved, for instance. (Intervals may also be diminished, but this rarely happens in medieval music.) Antonym: augmented.
An interval or chord that is one half step smaller than minor or perfect.
1. A Flat 5th tone. 2. A Chord with a Flat 5th and a Flat Dominant 7th (6th).(See also Augmented, Dominant, Major, Minor, Perfect, Suspended.)
Lowered, or reduced. Generally refers to the lowering of a pitch chromatically by one half step.
The term for an interval which has been decreased from the major by two half steps and from the perfect by one half step, e.g. c-a , diminished sixth, or c-g , a diminished fifth. Also used for a triad which has a minor third and a diminished fifth, e.g. c , c-e , g .