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Synonyms for third
one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
following the second position in an ordering or series
the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it
the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle
the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
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The Minor Third
Communicates Sadness in Speech, Mirroring Its Use in Music.
His second reason is much more profound: the unique intervallic content: a maximal number (4) of major thirds in addition to the same number (3 each) of minor seconds, minor thirds
, and perfect fourths.
Then, aim to play the major thirds fairly narrow and the minor thirds
a little wide.
It has harmonic clarity with ground bass and minor thirds
never far away, and Mozartian humanity combining buffo humour with darker emotions.
Typical for the composer, it is once again tautly-built, intervals of major sevenths and minor thirds
predominant, and, again, its finale grips with its inevitability, this time as a quietly insistent threnody.