interval class

interval class
An interval measured by the distance between its two pitch classes ordered so they are as close as possible.

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  • Interval cycle — In music, an interval cycle is a collection of pitch classes created from a sequence of the same interval class.[1] In other words a collection of pitches by starting with a certain note and going up by a certain interval until the original note… …   Wikipedia

  • interval cycle — noun In music, that which unfolds a single recurrent interval in a series that closes with a return to the initial pitch class. See Also: interval class …   Wiktionary

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  • Interval graph — In graph theory, an interval graph is the intersection graph of a set of intervals on the real line. It has one vertex for each interval in the set, and an edge between every pair of vertices corresponding to intervals that intersect.Formally,… …   Wikipedia

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