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Augmented intervals

Definition and background:

A perfect or major interval where the top note has been raised by one half step or a chromatic semitone. The result is an augmented interval.See also augmented. intervals which are one semitone larger than major or perfect

For more information on the music term "Augmented intervals" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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