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  1. When a perfect or a major interval is made a half step larger without changing the numerical name.
  2. Intervals larger than and including 8ve.
  3. A specific pattern of small steps (called half steps) and larger ones (called whole steps) encompassing an octave.
  4. A diagram like the face of a clock that aids in the memorization of key signatures.
  5. Major and minor keys that share the same key signature.
  6. Refers to the major scale that begins on G.
  7. A combination of two staves joined by a brace, with the top and bottom staves using treble and bass clefs, respectively.
  8. A modifier used only in connection with unisons, 4ths, 5ths, 8ves, and their compounds (11ths, and so on).
  9. In discussing intervals, the term used instead of 1.
  10. Skips the very next key on the piano keyboard and goes instead to the following one.
  11. The lowest voice.
  12. A minor scale type which has an ascending form and a descending form. It lowers scale degree 3 when ascending and scale degrees 3, 6, and 7 when descending.
  13. Not pleasing to the ear.
  14. From one letter up or down to its next occurrence.
  15. A pattern of sharps or flats that appears at the beginning of a staff and indicates that certain notes are to consistently raised or lowered.
  16. Notes that are spelled differently but sound the same.
  17. To write or play music in some key other than the original.
  18. The distance from a key on the piano to the very next key, white or black.
  19. Identifies the first degree of a scale.
  20. In discussing intervals, the term used instead of 8.
  21. A minor scale type which can be thought of as a major with lowered 3 and 6.
  22. The highness or lowness of sound.
  23. Pleasing to the ear.
  24. The space from any C up to the next B.
  25. Major and minor keys that share the same starting note.
  26. Intervals smaller than an 8ve.
  27. A symbol that raises or lowers a pitch by a half or whole step.
  28. When one puts the lower note above the upper one (or the reverse).
  29. When a perfect or minor interval is made a half step smaller without changing its numerical name.
  30. Separates pitches that are sounded simultaneously.
  31. A minor scale formation, similar to a major scale with lowered 3, 6 and 7.
  32. Used to extend the staff.
  33. The term used for the +4 or its enharmonic equivalent, the (5.
  34. Indicates the precise pitch desired. An arrangement of five lines and four spaces that can be extended through the use of ledger lines.
  35. Separates pitches that are sounded in succession.
  36. Must appear at the beginning of the staff in order to indicate which pitches are to be associated with which lines and spaces.
  37. The measurement of the distance in pitch between two notes.
  38. A four-note scalar pattern.