musical scale


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Related to musical scale: chromatic scale, diatonic 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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The students were shown various popular science videos, logically chosen for the holiday concept: this is a video using the sand animation, which shows the history of the Pi number in development, and the reproduction of music by imposing the numbers of a mathematical constant on a musical scale, and a video chronicle about mystical facts, and much more.
The two very experienced pianists are sure to give the Paphos crowd lots to think about on a musical scale.
Whoever worked on this skin went the extra mile, there's even a musical scale replacing the meter on the back of Lucio's gun.
A rainbow has seven visible colours; the western musical scale has seven notes; then there's Ronaldo and CR7; and, of course, 007.
Share his journey from despair to elation, all performed on a spectacular musical scale with huge stage numbers and stunning costume design.
Each of the 12 digits will represent a tone from the musical scale, and people from Birmingham will be recorded singing the notes.
Greek theorist Aristoxenus, who emphasized hearing the musical scale intervals over reasoning them through the Pythagorean ratios; had those passages been retained, they would have made Aristoxenus seem like a Greek model of the rogue heroes previously named.
Some older hoodies, perched upon a nearby bus stop, stop gobbing at passers by and begin a Gregorian chant, using the beautiful harmonics of the solfeggio musical scale to bring a sense of healing and well being to the stunned people getting of the bus from the Metrocentre.
The word "te'' as a variant of "ti,'' the seventh tone on the musical scale, is a hardworking little gem among 5,000 words added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary,'' out Aug.
The highlight of the evening was the violinists' exquisite rendition of Kalyani, one of the most popular ragas (the melodic foundation of Indian classical music) as well as a parent musical scale in south Indian music.
Al-Sayyed pointed out that archeological statues, wall murals, embossed sculpture boards, remains of musical instruments and old inscriptions which have been unearthed in Syria are among its most important sources to know about the types, shapes and features of musical instruments and understand the musical scale.
The vessels, mounted in an elaborate geometric pattern related to the Greek musical scale, were put in cavities between rows of the audience.