Thursday, October 25, 2007

Scale of the Day: A Mixolydian no 4 mapped to the Square-root-of-2


The A Mixolydian mapped to the Square-root-of-2 Scale. The intervallic "hole" left behind by the subtracted fourth is a mere 150-cents in Square-root-of-2 space. Another artifact of the subtractive process is that the 6-notes per "tritone" will numerically match the equal tempered chromatic scale - making it particularly important to treat each 600-cent tritone as harmonically equivalent to establish the harmonic fabric of this scale.

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