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[17c]

Socrates
Sound is one in the art of music also, so far as that art is concerned.

Protarchus
Of course.

Socrates
And we may say that there are two sounds, low and high, and a third, which is the intermediate, may we not?

Protarchus
Yes.

Socrates
But knowledge of these facts would not suffice to make you a musician, although ignorance of them would make you, if I may say so, quite worthless in respect to music.

Protarchus
Certainly.

Socrates
But, my friend, when you have grasped the number and quality of the intervals of the voice in respect to high and low pitch, and the limits of the intervals,


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