Hexachord



[hek-suh-kawrd] /ˈhɛk səˌkɔrd/

noun, Music.
1.
a diatonic series of six tones having, in medieval music, a half step between the third and fourth tones and whole steps between the others.
/ˈhɛksəˌkɔːd/
noun
1.
(in medieval musical theory) any of three diatonic scales based upon C, F, and G, each consisting of six notes, from which solmization was developed

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