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Music Term: Quartal harmony

Q
Quad (quadraphonic)
Quadran pavan
Quadranotation
Quadrat
Quadreble
Quadrille
Quadrivium
Quadruple counterpoint
Quadruple fugue
Quadruple meter
Quadruple stop
Quadruple time
Quadruple time, meter
Quadruple-croche
Quadruplet
Quadruplum
Quads
Quality factor
Quantization distortion/quantization error
Quantization levels/quantizing levels/increments
Quantization noise
Quantize
Quart de soupir
Quart, quarte
Quartal harmony
Quarter note
Quarter rest
Quarter tone
Quarter track
Quartet
Quartfagott, quartflote, quartgeige
Quartole
Quasi
Quasihemidemisemiquaver
Quatreble
Quattro
Quatuor
Quaver
Quaver rest
Quempas
Quena
Queue
Quick
Quickstep
Quieto
Quilisma
Quill
Quindezime
Quindicesima
Quindicesima alta
Quindicesima bassa
Quint
Quint, quinte
Quinta (or quinto)
Quinta dicesima
Quinta falsa
Quintal harmony
Quintet
Quintet, quintette
Quintfagott
Quinticlave
Quintole
Quinton
Quints
Quintsaite
Quintuple meter
Quintuplet
Quintus
Quodlibet
Quyada
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Quartal harmony
Definition and background:
In organum, or in any harmonic system, quartal harmony is that harmony based upon the interval of a fourth. Most Western music is based on the interval of a third ( tertian harmony). Quartal harmony is also used in some 20th century music.harmony based on the interval of a perfect fourth, rather than on thirds
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