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otherwise the notes are to be given their natural sound.
The Diapente, or Fifth, contains either three tones and one semi-tone (Major Fifth), or two tones and two semi-tones (Minor Fifth, or False Fifth).
A Minor Sixth consists of a semi-tone with a Diapente.
A Major Sixth consists of a tone with a Diaperite.
Greater intervals would consist of a Semi-ditone with a Diapente, or of a Di-tone with a Diapente.
The Diapason or Octave, contains five tones and two semi-tones, and ranges from any note to its corresponding note above or below.
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