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dahy uh to nik

  • a  based on the standard major or minor scales consisting of 5 tones and 2 semitones without modulation by accidentals
  • s  based on or using the five tones and two semitones of the major or minor scales of western music

  • A chime or peal of church bells, from four to twelve in number, is tuned in the simple diatonic scale and the bells swing freely, emitting their not-always-melodious tones when .
  • To get the contours of Brazil on music paper, Villa-Lobos invented a "millimetric musical chart"a graph on which he placed, in vertical columns on the left side, the diatonic .
  • While praising Stravinsky's rhythmic innovations in Le Sacre du Printemps, Boulez rapped him for his unwillingness to surrender diatonic melodyand reliance on the tonic and .
News & Articles

  • New Diatonic Harmonica Breakthrough
    “Harmonica Doctor” Bill Price of Harmonica Reinvented.com presents: The new revolutionary Coupling method for playing the diatonic harmonica. (PRWeb August 08, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb10997375.htm
    Aug. 8, 2013 - PRWeb

  • James Newton Howard in Variety (subscription)
    It serves the film geographically,Howard says, "even though there's no specificity to the geography. We gave ourselves license to use whatever worked. I was trying to stay away from the purely diatonic African mode, because it's just a...

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