false relation

false re·la·tion
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls ri-ley-shuh n]
    • /fɔls rɪˈleɪ ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls ri-ley-shuh n]
    • /fɔls rɪˈleɪ ʃən/

Definitions of false relation words

  • noun false relation a harmonic clash that occurs when a note in one part sounds simultaneously with or immediately before or after its chromatically altered (sharpened or flattened) equivalent appearing in another part 0
  • noun false relation cross relation 0
  • noun false relation (music) A type of dissonance that sometimes occurs in classical polyphonic music, most commonly in vocal music of the Renaissance. It may be a chromatic contradiction between two notes sounding simultaneously (or in close proximity), in two different voices or parts; or the occurrence of a tritone between two notes of adjacent chords. 0

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This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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