musical scale

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Noun1.musical scale - (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)musical scale - (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)
musical notation - (music) notation used by musicians
gamut - the entire scale of musical notes
diatonic scale - a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones
chromatic scale - a 12-note scale including all the semitones of the octave
gapped scale - a musical scale with fewer than seven notes
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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Station Clock, by Turner Prizewinning Susan Philipsz, is a large-scale aural clock, comprising of 12 digits representing the 12 tones of the musical scales, using different vocal combinations for each digit.
In September last year, the association announced that it was organizing a course in Arabic musical scales in Riyadh.
The majority of musical scales in Egyptian popular music are derived from these regions.
Darweesh developed his own theory for Nay manufacturing over the past 12 years, which is captured in a board of measurements that help him craft the Nay so it can achieve the desired musical scales and pitches
had a highly sophisticated system of musical scales and knew that they could tune large brass or ceramic vessels to resonate at specific places in their scale.
Chromatics is a solitaire game for learning musical scales and chords.
With a language (some would say "dialect") that is related yet unintelligible to Japanese speakers, and with its distinct musical scales that sound closer to Balinese or Southeast Asian than Japanese scales.
We demonstrated in this study that the EyeMusic, which employs pleasant musical scales to convey visual information, can be used after a short training period (in some cases, less than half an hour) to guide movements, similar to movements guided visually," explained lead investigators Drs.
Counts are built up by enumerating vitamins, single-letter chemical elements, blood types, star types, report card grades, musical scales, and Roman numerals.
The proportions used in Sacred Geometry are the same as those in musical scales and harmonies.
However, Pythagoras did far more than develop a theorem with which to task students with endless homework problems; he succeeded in providing us with the first musical scales.
Different musical systems use different musical scales and tonal pitch spaces.