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Travis HerdAnalytical Review #2 Octatonicism and Pitch Centricity in Béla Bartók’s “Diminished Fifth” Béla Bartók’s Mikrokosmos c. Béla Bartók. Diminished Fifth, for piano (Mikrokosmos Vol. 4/), Sz/4/, BB / Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Pitch Axes in “Diminished Fifth” by Bartók. By Mark Feezell, Ph.D. Inspiration for parts of this thought process: Lendvai, Antokoletz.

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Form and Analysis: Bartok – Diminished Fifth – Mikrokosmos, No. , Vol. IV

Allegro C major, 25 bars b. Six dances in bulgarian rhythm 1. Often, while one voice holds a note, the other is playing part of the main motive, creating a feeling of one motive being handed back and forth between the voices. Moderato D major, 8 bars The augmented fourth resolves outward to a minor or major sixth the first measure below.

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The diminished fifth was built off of set theory. Consequently, in this context the above-mentioned “decomposition” of the tritone fifhh six semitones is typically not allowed. Allegretto scherzando D mixolydian, 25 bars However, in the above-mentioned naming convention, they are considered different notes, as they are written on different staff positions and have different diatonic functions within music theory. Containing tritones, these scales are tritonic.

Performance Restricted Attribution-ShareAlike 3. Andante 43 bars Pesante 26 bars In equal ciminished, this is equal to exactly one perfect octave:. Associated Music Publishers, New York, ]. Moderato C major, 10 bars Allegro risoluto G dorian, 18 bars Since this work was first published after with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this work is public domain in the USA.

Diminished Fifth, for piano (Mikrokosmos Vol. 4/101), Sz.107/4/101, BB 105/101

Allegretto G major, 77 bars In other projects Wikimedia Diinished. The name diabolus in musica “the Devil in music” has been applied to the interval from at least the early 18th century, though its use is not restricted to the tritone. In Theory and Practice, Vol. The tritone was also exploited heavily in that period as an interval of modulation for its ability to evoke a strong reaction by moving quickly to distantly related keys.

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Allegro con brio D major, diminishex bars 95b. Andante C major, 30 bars Since a chromatic scale is formed by 12 pitches each a semitone apart from its neighborsit contains 12 distinct tritones, each starting from a different pitch and spanning six semitones. Melody with accompaniment, Adagio G modal, 14 bars fkfth This could suggest the end of a phrase, especially since there’s an eighth note rest in both voices.


Mikrokosmos, Sz.107 (Bartók, Béla)

Molto moderato D minor, 32 bars Andante tranquillo A minor, 39 bars 43a. Allegro con spirito D major, 15 bars This section needs additional citations for verification. In other meantone tuning systems, besides tone equal temperament, A4 and d5 are distinct intervals because neither is exactly half an octave.

Andante A minor, 16 bars Allegro molto A minor, 82 bars Allegro 23 bars 64b.

On a piano keyboardthese notes are produced by the same key. A tritone is also commonly defined as an interval spanning six semitones. Using the notes of a chromatic scale, B—F may be also decomposed into the four adjacent intervals.

Comodo D brtok, 25 bars Creative Commons Attribution 3. In a chromatic scalethe interval between any note and the previous or next is a semitone. Allegro molto E phrygian, 60 bars Allegro non troppo, un poco rubato B major, 44 bars Using the notes of a chromatic scale, each tone can be divided into two semitones:. Allegro robusto E minor, 32 bars Flfth of pitch intervals. The augmented fourth A4 occurs naturally between the fourth and seventh scale degrees of the major scale for example, from F to B in the key of C major.