per page :: Library Index :: Music Terms :: Blue note

Blue note

Definition and background:

A slight drop of pitch on the third, seventh, and sometimes the fifth tone of the scale, common in blues and jazz. Also bent pitch.

For more information on the music term "Blue note" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Artopium © 2002 - 2014