conjunct tetrachords

conjunct tetrachords
noun plural
: two adjacent tetrachords in which the highest note of one is the same as the lowest note of the other

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conjunct tetrachords plural noun (Gr music)
Tetrachords in which the highest note of the lower is the lowest note of the higher
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