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What is a Tritone?

Learn the most important interval in music

Released on May 14, 2014

  
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kk@rpf.com * VSM MEMBER * on May 14, 2014 @5:44 am PST
I REALLY enjoyed your introduction to tritones .... Thanks very much. Being an old neophyte at 72 yrs, I often fall afoul of musical/musician terminology. Could you please explain simply what it means when you say "a tritone needs to be resolved"? Why should it be resolved?
Thanks very much
Konrad
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Robert - host, on May 14, 2014 @1:14 pm PST
Tonality has some notes which are active tones which must resolve to restive tones. This is the basis for Western music. Here is a video exploring this topic:
http://livingpianos.com/general/secrets-of-voice-leadings/
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