pentatonic scale

pen-tah-TAH-nik skale
[English]
A scale of five tones. It is used in Aftican, Far Eastern, and Native American Music. The pentatonic scale has been used in 20th century compositions as well.

See Modern Scale Construction in the Appendix.

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Last Updated: 2013-05-02 14:20:56