Whole tone

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This is the step from one note name to the next (two semitones) - on the piano often white-to-white or black-to-black - except in a few cases where it's black-to-white or white-to-black!

Some examples:

  • C > D
  • Db > Eb
  • D > E
  • E > F#

Also see Intervals