• The Sounds of Music : Science of Musical Scales: II : Western Classical Music

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      Musical scales, Pythagoras, tone, semitone.

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      A set of basic notes, or ‘scale’, forms the basis of music. Scalesare specific to specific genre of music. In this second articleof the series, we explore the development of various scalesassociated with Western classical music, arguably the mostinfluential genre of music of the present time.

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