Volume 3, Issue 5-1, October 2015, Page: 37-42
The Phenomenon of the Number 3 in Music
Penka Pencheva Mincheva, Faculty of Musical Education, Department of Musical Education and Conducting, Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Received: May 17, 2015;       Accepted: May 24, 2015;       Published: Jun. 30, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijla.s.2015030501.15      View  7694      Downloads  583
In this publication, broad evidence is presented for the influence of the number three on different levels in the musical art: three properties, three values, three characteristics and others, observed in different elements of the musical language, in different relations and interconnections. This concerns the separate tone, as well as the correlations of the tones on the vertical and the horizontal plane. Attention is pointed at the parameters of both pitch and duration of the buildings elements of music, and also at the structure of musical pieces - the musical form. In almost all direction, the importance of the number three is found.
The Number Three, Tone Pitch, Tone Duration, Musical Language, Mode, Chord, Musical Form
To cite this article
Penka Pencheva Mincheva, The Phenomenon of the Number 3 in Music, International Journal of Literature and Arts. Special Issue: Musical Theory, Psychology, Pedagogy and Performing. Vol. 3, No. 5-1, 2015, pp. 37-42. doi: 10.11648/j.ijla.s.2015030501.15
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