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  1. generic interval(Noun)

    the distance between notes only regarding the distance on the staff


  1. Generic interval

    In diatonic set theory a generic interval is the number of scale steps between notes of a collection or scale. The largest generic interval is one less than the number of scale members. In the diatonic collection the generic interval is one less than the corresponding diatonic interval: ⁕Adjacent intervals, seconds, are 1 ⁕Thirds = 2 ⁕Fourths = 3 ⁕Fifths = 4 ⁕Sixths = 5 ⁕Sevenths = 6 The largest generic interval in the diatonic scale being 7-1 = 6. Myhill's property is the quality of musical scales or collections with exactly two specific intervals for every generic interval. In other words, each generic interval can be made from one of two possible different specific intervals.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of generic interval in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of generic interval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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