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Fifth

A unit of liquid volume equivalent to one-fifth of one gallon. It is used in the sale of liquor.
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Further, the voice leading follows classical procedures; for example, the perfect fifth at measure 6 is approached through contrary motion.
Interestingly, Johnson's harmonization has little of the parallel perfect fifths or octaves found in Walker's harmonization in his Southern Harmony.
When the composed pitches are observed in Example 11, there is no 3:2 (perfect fifth) duration proportion exhibited between any of the four pitches of the two chords.
As we saw above, the multiplicative inverse of 2 mod 7 is 4, and 4 is the span of the generating interval of the perfect fifth. Similarly, [5.sup.-1] mod 7 is 3, and 3 is the span of the perfect fourth.
The dyads and trichords used as signals, the composer says, often contain octaves, perfect fifths or fourths, tritones, or major seconds, but rarely major thirds in connection with perfect fifths, because of the composer's wish to avoid triadic sounds; he describes a "typical Ligeti signal" as "a fourth made up of a minor third and a major second or the other way around."(9) In describing the intervallic content of his signals (and his music generally) Ligeti generally seems to refer to the actual dimensions of simple pitch intervals (hereafter shown as pi's, followed by the number of constituent half steps); in some cases, however, he may also refer to compound pitch intervals (hereafter cpi's) - the simple intervals with one or more octaves added.
When it seemed impossible to close into a perfect Fifth she would remind us, "Don't forget your Fifth Positions!" Ms.
Then he struck out the side again in a perfect fifth.
Functional range may be limited to less than an octave in moderate cases and a perfect fifth in more severe cases.
CLASSICAL The Perfect Fifth: 7.30pm, Symphony Hall, Broad St, Birmingham 0121 780 3333.
Still, Boston is 39-15 with him at short and when Lowrie comes back, should make the perfect fifth infielder.
Starting with some basic theory of the major and minor keys, chords and arpeggios, and cadences, plus the circle of fifths, perfect fourths and perfect fifths, the book continues to present scales, chords, inversions, arpeggios and cadences in all major and minor keys.