The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #173194   Message #4200094
Posted By: Bill D
30-Mar-24 - 01:40 PM
Thread Name: Naming in threes
Subject: RE: Naming in threes
It feels to me like the musical need to 'resolve a chord'.... at least in Western music. That 3rd note allows a sound to be 'complete'. In poetry and song, there is a similar almost implicit structural need.
   Those who know music theory may be able to say more about it.