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French diese, from Greek. diesis – semitone; German Diasis, eng. sharp

Sign of increasing k.-l. scale steps per semitone (see Alphabet musical, Alteration). Initially in Dr. In Greece, the term “sharp” meant a diatonic semitone (later called limma), over time it began to denote all intervals smaller than semitones, and only in the 14-15 centuries. began to be used as a designation for increasing k.-l. semitone steps.

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