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Tetrachords: Lydian (1 2 3 #4)

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

Published: 12 Jan 2014 Updated: 12 Jan 2014Visits: 20Code: UL115b

Topic: Chords ANY ukulele Subjects: Theory Improvisation Advanced Jazz Modes Tetrachord Lydian

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Tetrachords: Lydian (1 2 3 #4)

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.

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The Lydian tetrachord is the 1 2 3 #4 of a Lydian, Lydian Dominant or Whole Tone 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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