musical scale

A set of musical notes, typically ordered in pitch.

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  • musical scale — noun (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave) • Syn: ↑scale • Derivationally related forms: ↑scalar (for: ↑scale), ↑scalic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • musical scale — series of tones arranged in ascending or descending order …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Musical acoustics — or music acoustics is the branch of acoustics concerned with researching and describing the physics of music – how sounds employed as music work. Examples of areas of study are the function of musical instruments, the human voice (the physics of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Musical syntax — When analysing the regularities and structure of music as well as the processing of music in the brain, certain findings lead to the question, if music is based on a syntax which could be compared with linguistic syntax. To get closer to this… …   Wikipedia

  • Musical mode — This article is about modes as used in music. For other uses, see Mode (disambiguation). Modern Dorian mode on C  Play …   Wikipedia

  • Musical notation — Music markup redirects here. For the XML application, see Music Markup Language. Hand written musical notation by J. S. Bach: beginning of the Prelude from the Suite for Lute in G minor BWV 995 (transcription of Cello Suite No. 5, BWV 1011) BR… …   Wikipedia

  • Musical tuning — Open string redirects here. For the concept in string theory, see String (physics). Two differently tuned thirds: Just major third   …   Wikipedia

  • scale — scale1 scaleless, adj. scalelike, adj. /skayl/, n., v., scaled, scaling. n. 1. Zool. a. one of the thin, flat, horny plates forming the covering of certain animals, as snakes, lizards, and pangolins. b. one of the hard, b …   Universalium

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