Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Scale of the Day: D Sharp Locrian no 4 mapped to the Square-root-of-2
The D Sharp Locrian no 4 mapped to the Square-root-of-2 Scale. With these subtractive diatonic scales in Square-root-of-2 space it becomes even more critical to treat the "tritones" as harmonic equivalents. Otherwise they might end up sounding like chromatic scales with some quarter-tone detunings thrown in. The missing fourth degree opens up a relatively wide interval of a whole-tone between the 150-cent and 350-cent scale members in this particular example.