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Musical scale   /mjˈuzɪkəl skeɪl/   Listen
Musical scale

noun
1.
(music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave).  Synonym: scale.






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"Musical scale" Quotes from Famous Books



... which are far more complex and difficult to understand than ours. It is a very remarkable fact that while the course of evolution is generally from simpler to more complex organisms, that of the musical scale is just the reverse. Primitive scales are highly complex, and involve intervals not appreciable by us as melody; with time they gradually become simpler; and in the diatonic scale, especially in its most modern developments, where the distinction between ...
— Wagner's Tristan und Isolde • George Ainslie Hight



Words linked to "Musical scale" :   gamut, note, diatonic scale, scale, gapped scale, musical note, musical notation, tone, music, chromatic scale



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