Tetrachords: Major (1 2 3 4)

A traditional usage a tetrachord using any four-note segment of a scale or tone row including the perfect fourth (4).

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Traditionally, a tetrachord is a series of four tones filling in the interval of a perfect fourth. In modern usage a tetrachord is any four-note segment of a scale or tone row including the augmented fourth (+4). The term tetrachord derives from ancient Greek music theory, it literally means four strings.

The Major tetrachord is the 1 2 3 4 of a Major or Mixolydian scale.

Chords with a major third in them can use a tetrachord with a major third in them.

C, C7, Cmaj7, C+7

Tetrachords with a Major third include Major, Lydian, Phrygian Major, Major +2, Lydian +2, Phrygian Major +4.

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