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Diatonic scale

noun: a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones

Ramsay
"When Nature, who weighs the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance, and number and names the stars, takes hold of this vibration-material, she subjects it to the most rigorous measurement in marshalling that series of notes which constitute The Musical System. She is in no hurry in giving us all her gifts in this matter. She first of all gives us the interval of an Octave at one stroke, and in generating the seven notes which compose the three chords of the Diatonic Scale she carries the process up through six octaves..." [Scientific Basis and Build of Music, page 19]

"The Diatonic scale, being called the "Natural scale," implied that the chromatic chords were consider to be artificial; but the notes of the chromatic chords, from their PROXIMITY to the notes of the tonic chord, fit to them like hand and glove." [Scientific Basis and Build of Music, page 51]

See Also


Diatonic
Diatonic Scale Ring
Dominant
Dominant Chord
Etheric Vibratory Scale
Figure 1.8 - Electromagnetic Scale in Octaves
Figure 12.01 - Russells 4 Power Centered Scale
Figure 12.02 - 0 Inertia Centered Scale
Figure 12.03 - Scale Showing Relations of Light Color and Tones
Figure 18.06 - Hubbard Tone Scale of Degrees or Levels of Consciousness
Figure 9.12 - Scale of Locked Potentials over Time
Major Scale
musical scale
Natural Scale
octave tonal scale
Scale
scale divisions
Scale of Locked Potentials
Scale of the Forces in Octaves
Subdominant
Subdominant Chord
Table 11.01 - Scale of Infinite Ninths its Structure and Base
Table 11.05 - Comparison of Scale Structural Components and Relations
three chords of the Diatonic Scale
Tonic
Tonic Chord
05 - The Melodic Relations of the sounds of the Common Scale
11.02 - Attributes of the Scale of Infinite Ninths
11.03 - Development of the Scale of Infinite Ninths
11.04 - Nature Dances to a Natural Music Scale
11.11 - Explanations of the Scale of Infinite Ninths
12.01 - Scale of Locked Potentials
12.03 - Russell scale divisions correspond to Keelys three-way division of currents
18.03 - Hubbard Scale of Consciousness

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