natural grammar

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Noun[edit]

natural grammar (plural natural grammars)

  1. (music) A musical grammar which arises spontaneously in a musical culture (as opposed to an artificial grammar).

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References[edit]

  • Lerdahl, Fred (1992). Cognitive Constraints on Compositional Systems, Contemporary Music Review 6 (2), pp. 97-121.