octonary


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Synonyms for octonary

the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

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Yet most octonary modal systems of the seventeenth century (for example, the one advanced in Adriano Banchieri's Cartella musicale [1614]) deal neatly with such compositions, recognizing both C and D as princi pal cadential degrees (cordes) in mode 8.