An index of early and earliest instances of harmonies with 6 or more pitches

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6 pitches


[012345]
[012346]
[012356]
[012456]
[013456]
[023456]
[012347]
[012357]
[012457]
[013457]
[023457] Tallis: Spem in alium (~1570)
[012367]
[012467]
[013467]
[023467]
[012567]
[013567] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 3, i (~1721)
[023567]
[014567]
[024567]
[034567]
[012348]
[012358]
[012458]
[013458]
[023458]
[012368]
[012468]
[013468] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 1, ii (~1721)
[023468]
[012568]
[013568] Tallis: Spem in alium (~1570)
[023568]
[014568]
[024568] Biber: Battalia (~1673)
[034568]
[012378]
[012478]
[013478]
[023478]
[012578]
[013578] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 1, iii (~1721)
[023578] Tallis: Spem in alium (~1570) Bach: Canonic Variations BWV 769 (~1747)
[014578] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 3, i (~1721)
[024578] Bach: Ricercar a 6 (~1747)
[034578]
[012678]
[013678]
[023678]
[014678]
[024678]
[034678]
[025678]
[035678]
[012369]
[012469] Tallis: Spem in alium (~1570)
[013469]
[023469] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 5, i (~1721)
[012569]
[013569] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 2, i (~1721)
[023569]
[014569]
[024569] Tallis: Spem in alium (~1570)
[012479]
[013479]
[023479] Verdi: Otello (~1885)
[012579]
[013579]
[023579] Tallis: Spem in alium (~1570)
[014579]
[024579] Tallis: Spem in alium (~1570)
[013679]
[023679]
[014679]
[024679] Bach Brandenburg Concerto 1, i (~1721) Rebel: Le elemens (~1737)
[014589]
[024589] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 3, i (~1721)
[023689]
[024689] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 3, i (~1721)
[02468A]



7 pitches


[0123456]
[0123457]
[0123467]
[0123567]
[0124567]
[0134567]
[0234567]
[0123458]
[0123468] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 1, ii (~1721)
[0123568]
[0124568]
[0134568]
[0234568]
[0123478]
[0123578]
[0124578]
[0134578]
[0234578]
[0123678]
[0124678]
[0134678]
[0234678]
[0125678]
[0135678]
[0235678]
[0145678]
[0245678]
[0345678]
[0123469]
[0123569]
[0124569]
[0134569] Verdi: Otello (~1885)
[0234569]
[0123479]
[0123579]
[0124579]
[0134579]
[0234579]
[0124679] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 3, ii (~1721)
[0134679]
[0234679] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 1, ii (~1721)
[0125679]
[0135679]
[0235679]
[0145679]
[0245679]
[0124589]
[0134589]
[0234589]
[0123689]
[0124689]
[0134689] Rebel: Le elemens (~1737)
[0234689]
[0125689]
[0135689] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 3, ii (~1721)
[0235689]
[0245689]
[0234789]
[0135789]
[0235789]
[0245789]
[0246789]
[012468A]
[013468A] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 2, i (~1721)
[013568A] Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 2, iii (~1721)



8 pitches


[01234567]
[01234568]
[01234578]
[01234678]
[01235678]
[01245678]
[01345678]
[02345678]
[01234569]
[01234579]
[01234679]
[01235679]
[01245679]
[01345679]
[02345679]
[01234589]
[01234689]
[01235689]
[01245689]
[01345689]
[02345689]
[01234789]
[01235789]
[01245789]
[01345789]
[02345789]
[01236789]
[01246789]
[01346789]
[02346789]
[01356789]
[02356789]
[02456789]
[0123468A]
[0123568A]
[0124568A]
[0134568A]
[0123578A] Biber: Battalia (~1673)
[0124578A]
[0134578A]
[0124678A]
[0134678A]
[0134679A]



9 pitches


[012345678]
[012345679]
[012345689]
[012345789]
[012346789]
[012356789]
[012456789]
[013456789]
[023456789]
[01234568A]
[01234578A]
[01234678A]
[01235678A]
[01245678A]
[01345678A]
[01234679A]
[01235679A]
[01245679A]
[01245689A]



10 pitches


[0123456789]
[012345678A]
[012345679A]
[012345689A]
[012345789A]
[012346789A]



11 pitches


[0123456789A]



12 pitches


[0123456789AB]