Minor Second

In modern Western tonal music theory a minor second is the interval between two notes on adjacent staff positions, or having adjacent note letters, whose alterations cause them to be one semitone or half-step apart, such as B and C or C and D♭.

The 16:15 just minor second arises in the C major scale between B & C and E & F, and is, "the sharpest dissonance found in the scale." Play B & C

Its inversion is a major seventh.

Other articles related to "minor second":

Semitone - Minor Second
... The minor second occurs in the major scale, between the third and fourth degree, (mi (E) and fa (F) in C major), and between the seventh and eighth degree (ti (B) and do (C) in C ... The minor second is abbreviated m2 (or −2) ... Listen to a minor second in equal temperament ...

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