Next in order after the sixth;; coming after six others.
An interval embracing seven diatonic degrees of the scale.
A chord which includes the interval of a seventh whether major, minor, or diminished.
Interval between a pitch and another six diatonic steps apart. A semitone less than an octave is a major seventh; a semitone less than that a minor seventh. Both are strongly dissonant intervals, the major seventh pulling to resolve upward, the minor seventh to resolve down. See also seventh chord .
a unit used in music to describe the ratio in frequency between notes. Two notes differ by one seventh if the higher note has frequency exactly 15/8 times the frequency of the lower one. On the standard 12-tone scale, the seventh is approximated as 11 half steps, corresponding to a frequency ratio of 211/12 = 1.8877.
the musical interval between one note and another seven notes away from it
coming next after the sixth and just before the eighth in position
In a scale, the distance between a certain note and another note six notes above it. The certain note is counted as I, the note six notes above that is vii.
The seventh degree of the diatonic scale. Also, the interval formed by a given tone and the seventh tone above or below it, e.g. c up to b, or c down to d. Intervals of the seventh may be major, minor, diminished, or augmented.
The interval of seven diatonic degrees.