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Music Theory QuickThink:

Prime form of a Pitch-Segment – is different than prime form of an unordered pitch-class-set.

- Prime form of a Pitch-Segment - means the standard. It's likely the first time the segment is featured in its full form in a piece of music.

- If the Pitch-segment is first introduced as a chord, you will need to find the first melodic instance of the segment to identify the prime form.

Objective 56.2: Examples in Music: YouTube

Objective 56.2: Identify prime form of a pitch segment