alteration

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the process or result of making or becoming different

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Then, as he noted my white skin through the coating of grime and blood that covered me, his eyes went wide and in an altered tone he whispered: "Can it be that you are a Holy Thern?
Nobody spoke for a minute; then Meg said in an altered tone, "You know the reason Mother proposed not having any presents this Christmas was because it is going to be a hard winter for everyone; and she thinks we ought not to spend money for pleasure, when our men are suffering so in the army.
Bert felt the shock of the altered tone, though he could not understand a word that was said.
When he alters other intervals (for example fifths) microtonally, he usually does so in the framework of common chords and a reference tone creating a third (sixth) with the altered tone or a prime (octave) is usually close by.
Importantly, the altered tone was eleven C20 semitone steps lower than the tonic (the analogue of the "subdominant" degree), and becomes the new leading tone, exactly analogous to the raising of the fourth degree of the C12 diatonic to become the leading tone of the "dominant" key.