[Smt-talk] equal division of the octave in pop songs

Brad Osborn webpine brad06 at u.washington.edu
Sat Aug 28 20:50:07 PDT 2010

I am certainly not the first to point this out, but it is worth noting that
the chromatic major third relations in "Giant Steps" cycle through through a
full octave.


Brad Osborn, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Music Theory
Department of Music
Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112
BradThomasOsborn at gmail.com

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 6:25 PM, <arne0102 at umn.edu> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm looking for examples of popular songs (any genre) that employ equal
> division of the octave.
> Thanks,
> Mark Arneson
> University of Minnesota
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