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Musical scales and modes. (English)
Bol. Soc. Parana. Mat. (2) 18, No. 1-2, 147-161 (1998).
We define some musical concepts, mainly musical scale and mode, and we show that the temperament of scales of fifths is closely related to the approximation of perfect fifths in tempered scales, so explaining why the historical replacement of the chromatic scale by a tempered scale did not involve a change in the number of notes. (Orig.)
Classification: M80
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