Monday, October 08, 2007

Scale of the Day: E Flat Octotonic-2 no 1


The E Flat Octotonic-2 no 1 Scale as one would find it on any conventionally tuned, equal tempered instrument. The subtractive process makes for a 7-note "octotonic" scale that - on piano at least - sits under the fingers like a Mixolydian with a raised second and augmented fourth. That Mixolydian-ness is cognitively noticeable.

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