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Harmony opposites

This example from a string quartet by Haydn uses mostly intervals that do not clash – it is very consonant:

This example from a string quartet by Bartok uses lots of clashing intervals – it is very dissonant:


This example from a symphony by Mozart uses only the seven notes taken only from the scale – it is diatonic:

This example from an opera by Rimsky-Korsakov uses lots of notes that are not taken only from one scale – it is chromatic:



A Haydn piecein a MAJOR key:

A Haydn piece in a MINOR key:


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