How to use Diatonic-scale in a sentence

diatonic-scale
  • Claudius Ptolemy (130) rectified this error, and in the so-called syntonous or intense diatonic scale reduced the proportions of his tetrachord to s, iii, f, -i.

    0
    0
  • But Zarlino uncompromisingly declared that the syntonous or intense diatonic scale was the only form that could reasonably be sung; and in proof of its perfection he exhibited the exact arrangement of its various diatonic intervals, to the fifth inclusive, in every part of the diapason or octave.

    0
    0
  • The frequency ratios in the diatonic scale are all expressible either as fractions, with i, 2, 3 or 5 as numerator and denominator, or as products of such fractions; and it may be shown that for a given note the numerator and denominator are smaller than any other numbers which would give us a note in the immediate neighbourhood.

    0
    0
  • Now suppose we take G as the key-note and form its diatonic scale.

    0
    0
  • This is termed the equal temperament scale, and it is obviously only an approach to the diatonic scale.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • The term usually excludes the ringing of the bells according to the diatonic scale in which they are hung (see Bell).

    0
    0