chromatic scale

  1. a 12-note scale including all the semitones of the octave
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  • At the climax of the third chant, she so subdivides her forces that eventually, all twelve tones of the chromatic scale are encompassed.
  • The unusual numbers in Archytas 'chromatic tetrachord do correspond to a chromatic scale in use in Archytas' day. Archytas
  • Both of these pitch standards define what are called ‘equal tempered chromatic scales.’
  • As Hanon's The Virtuoso Pianist exercises strengthen the fingers through varying linear progressions, Jazz Chord Hanon moves sequentially through diatonic and chromatic scales and progressions from three through five voices.
  • These creations are marked by a precious detail, are rich in chromatic scale, accented by embroidery, hand-painted floral designs, and unique beaded fabrics reminiscent of Drecoll's.
  • I tried to envisage changing the traditional pentatonic scale to a 12-tone chromatic scale.
  • Her diminuendo is the non plus ultra that can be heard; her portamento wonderfully fine; her chromatic scales, especially toward the upper part of her voice, unrivalled. Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician
  • Inconveniently for composers, birds don't limit themselves to the chromatic scale, or to the confines of a straightforward metrical scheme.
  • Since, however, we have (from the standpoint of the piano keyboard) five pairs of tones [19] which are enharmonically the same, it may readily be seen that the chromatic scale might be notated in all sorts of fashions, and this is in fact the real status of the matter, there being no one method uniformly agreed upon by composers. Music Notation and Terminology
  • The later introduction of valves extended the versatility of brass instruments to cover the full chromatic scale.
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