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  Chromatic scale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The chromatic scale is the scale that contains all twelve pitches of the Western tempered scale.
The term 'chromatic' is understood by musicians to refer to music which includes tones which are not members of the prevailing scale, and also as a word descriptive of those individually non-diatonic tones.
As tonal harmony continued to widen and even break down, the chromatic scale became the basis of modern music written using the twelve tone technique, a tone row being a specific ordering or series of the chromatic scale, and later serialism.
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 Scale (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scales are typically ordered in pitch, with their ordering providing a measure of musical distance.
Scales are often abstracted from performance or composition, though they are often used precompositionally to guide or limit a composition.
Microtonal scales are also used in traditional Indian Raga music, which has a variety of modes which are used not only as modes or scales but also as defining elements of the song, or raga.
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 Chromatic Scale
The chromatic scale is the full collection of note- or pitch-classes used in contemporary European-based music, as well as American music.
The scale consists of a series of twelve half-steps, the totality of which span one octave.
In other words, there are 12 major triads, 12 major [Ionian] scales, and so on, one based on each note in the chromatic scale.
www.franksinger.com /Amusic/chrom.htm   (244 words)

 chromatic scale - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about chromatic scale
All the notes on a keyboard, fl and white, are used for this scale.
But suddenly a storm came on, chromatic scales and diminished sevenths were heard in the orchestra, everyone ran off, again dragging one of their number away, and the curtain dropped.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /chromatic+scale   (134 words)

 Scale Lesson
A Scale is an ascending or descending sequence of tones that begins with a specified root note that continues until a note that is an octave higher than the beginning note is reached.
Given the notes of the C chromatic scale which lead from a C note to the C note an octave higher, you can build a new scale for yourself by removing one or several of the notes from the chromatic scale and playing only the notes that are left behind.
Removing tones from the chromatic sequence causes larger skips to be made in the regions of the scale where chromatic scale notes were removed.
www.songtrellis.com /concepts/scale   (694 words)

 Giving life to the Chromatic Scale *** 1000 Great Guitar Sites on the Web ***
The definition of a chromatic movement means a movement from a tone to another tone which are a semitone apart(from A to Ab or E to F in layman's terms).
Because the chromatic scale has twelve notes and each fret on the guitar moves up one half-step, every note appears on all six strings somewhere before the twelfth fret.
The chromatic scale when viewed on the guitar is basically taking your left hand and going 1st fret, 2nd fret, 3rd fret, 4th fret, on one string or to take the lower E string as an example f, f#, g, g# etc.
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 The chromatic scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I am also aware that there is the chromatic scale (all twelve notes) to use at all times.
All scales and modes that ever were fit into the chromatic scale.
Naturally, the 2, 4, 6, and 7 (which are the other scale notes) will be favorites, but any of the others (non-scale notes) can be seen as linking notes - notes not to linger on, but notes to fill the gaps.
www.guitarticles.com /chromatic.html   (585 words)

 Chromatic Scale Fingerings For Flute :: Flute-Online.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On a diatonic scale flute, there's just one note between the two and on a chromatic scale flute, the note sounded when lifting one finger is the next one from the note sounded with all
By various fingerings -- half- and quarter tones of the western chromatic scale can be produced.
The new flute ovees this problem because it is based on the chromatic scale which is the only scale to player to choose the ideal fingerings for the upper register.
www.flute-online.info /flutes/chromatic-scale-fingerings-for-flute.html   (412 words)

 Chromatic Scale & Major Scale
In a tonal context, (the assumption that a scale has a tone {note} that it gravitates to), the chromatic scale gives us a basis to consider the relationships between notes (in a tonal context).
Recall, also that the major scale is a major scale because it contains the root (T), the major third (M3), and the perfect fifth (P5), {all intervals}.
Now would be a good time to review the previous sections on scales and chords, and consider which intervals correspond to which chords and scales.
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 Guitar Theory Resources The Chromatic Scale
The Mother of all scales, the 12 tones of the chromatic scale cover the entire fretboard.
Sometimes, I think that there really is, only this one scale and that all other scales, arpeggios, and patterns are just derivitives of this Mother Scale.
We could in fact simply rate each note of the chromatic scale to a chord type and give it a rating from 1 to 10 as to whether it is Consonant at one end of the spectrum, or Dissonant at the other end, or somewhere inbetween.
johncomino.tripod.com /chrom.htm   (302 words)

 Chromatic Scale For The Flute :: Flute-Online.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The new flute ovees this problem because it is based on the chromatic scale which is the only scale to include all twelve notes of the octave.
Learning The Chromatic Scale So far you have learned that a simple flute with only six holes can play fifteen separate tones.
From the first tones to a full two-octave chromatic scale, this book/CD/DVD set will progressively introduce the beginner to the foundations of flute playing and musicianship.
www.flute-online.info /flutes/chromatic-scale-for-the-flute.html   (332 words)

 Chromatic Scale - Music Theory Chromatics
This will teach you about all the notes that are available on any normal instrument, as well as learning to identify them properly.
There are twelve notes in any key, and these 12 notes are the chromatics.
chromatics - These are all twelve (12) of the notes in an octave.
www.theorylessons.com /chromatics.html   (273 words)

 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Chromatic Scales
With the chromatic scale there is no widely used notational 'convention' and problems occur when chromatic scale progressions occur within pieces of music in different keys.
The harmonic chromatic scale is the same whether rising or falling and includes all the notes in the major, harmonic minor or melodic minor scales plus flattened second and sharpened fourth degrees.
The melodic chromatic scale is more problematic because there is a general lack of agreement as to how it should be written.
www.dolmetsch.com /musictheory11.htm   (626 words)

 Chromatic scale
The chromatic scale is any musical scale that contains more than one consecutive half-step (in other words two adjacent pairs of scale degrees or members which are separated by a semitone).
Listen to the chromatic scale, starting on B, a half step lower than the chromatic scale on C: Keyboard fingering
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www.mp3.fm /Chromatic_scale.htm   (616 words)

 The Chromatic scale (an intro)
The chromatic scale is the set of all of those notes.
(the C-chromatic scale is not different from the D-chromatic scale, or the C#-chromatic scale, and we would say the chromatic scale starting at C rather than the C-chromatic scale).
The chromatic scale has other properties and virtues that will be discussed at a later time.
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 chromatic scale - type of musical scale featuring semitones
An adjective which refers to an octave scale of 12 roughly semitonal intervals such as 12-tone equal temperament.
Still other examples would be 12-tone subsets of linear temperaments which theoretically could go on infinitely, such as meantones or pythagorean tuning; in both of these cases, limiting the series to 12 pitches gives roughly semitonal intervals between degrees.
The chromatic scale arose as an entity during the 1300s, within a pythagorean context.
tonalsoft.com /enc/c/chromatic-scale.aspx   (335 words)

 iBreatheMusic Forums - chromatic scale
According to the original forum intention, I added a few examples of chromatic exercises that I found useful for warm up/left hand "wake up", but also as a tool to connect between two target tones into an improvisation.
In Jazz/Funk, there's a lot of use of the chromatic scale and not that much of 3NPS patterns, which definitely sound better over Rock/Metal type of stuff.
I added a few examples of chromatic exercises that I found useful for warm up/left hand "wake up", but also as a tool to connect between two target tones into an improvisation.
www.ibreathemusic.com /forums/showthread.php?t=6363   (587 words)

 Sonification - 6. Chromatic Scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Simple functions of a single variable can be represented by selected notes of the chromatic scale.
For example the function f(t) = t can be represented by the chromatic scale.
A semicircle eliminates some notes of the chromatic scale and repeats others.
www.csee.wvu.edu /~vanscoy/vsmm99/webmany/FLVS06.HTM   (138 words)

 chromatic scale warm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Yellow Light and move progressively around the wheel to red adding the appropriate tube colour as discussed in class.
Begin scale 2" from the top with the right side of the scale lined up with the central axis of the paper (portrait)
There is no prescribed interval all students will create their own scale, some with large intervals, some with smaller intervals.
www2.hawaii.edu /~cjenning/cvsw.html   (231 words)

 Frequencies of the Chromatic Scale
Equal temperament: the chromatic scale divides an octave into 12 semitones: each halfstep (to the next higher semitone) increases the frequency by a factor of 2
An instrument tuned with equal temperament can be played in different keys and sound good without needing to be retuned.
The guitar demonstrates some of these features of our musical scales, by its very construction -- frets are placed to set the length of the vibrating portion of a string.
people.bu.edu /scott/chromatic.html   (183 words)

 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Small Intervals
The succession of all twelve semitones in ascending or descending order is the chromatic scale.
The standard 'convention', which we have mentioned before, is that sharp signs are using for rising chromatic scales and flat signs are used for falling chromatic scales.
Because there are six whole tones in conventional tuning to the next octave, a musical scale made with sixteenths of each tone has 96 different notes or pitches.
www.dolmetsch.com /musictheory7.htm   (1033 words)

 Thottbot World of Warcraft: Brilliant Chromatic Scale
In theory there can be one scale per dragon you kill in the Rend arena.
...no, it is impossible to farm for the scales, unless you can deal with a multiple pulls of an underconned 61 elite with 4 56-59 non-elite adds.
If you are doing any of the quests that require Brilliant Chromatic Scales, it is not worth it to buy them off the AH.
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 Chromatic scale
A scale which divides the octave into its semitones.
There are twelve semitones, or half steps, to an octave in the chromatic scale.
Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 (opening of the fugue)
www.music.vt.edu /musicdictionary/textc/Chromaticscale.html   (81 words)

 chromatic scale
Clock displays pitches of chromatic scale.(Chromatic Watch Co.)
ATI Technologies Inc. Agrees to Acquire Chromatic Research, Inc. - Core technology for System-on-a-Chip designs used in sub $500 Computers, Set-Top Boxes and Consumer Devices.
(Chromatic Research's Mpact 2 multimedia signal processor) (Product Development)
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 Full Range Chromatic Scale! Help Please!
Well I`m trying to find a full range chromatic scale out on the internet for free..but so far no luck.
I made a chromatic scale that you can use.
You can play the chromatic scale however you want to.
www.8notes.com /f/26_2945.asp   (375 words)

 Jordan's Chromatic Scale - Jordan Rudess' Community Forums
So on Jordan's webpage around Christmas, I checked and there was a site that had a bunch of short videos he had from touring and such.
One video should his incredibly fast playing of the chromatic scale.
It looks like hes using the same fingering i was taught for chromatics
www.jordanrudess.com /forum/showthread.php?p=23326   (251 words)

 Chromatic Scale 2 Octaves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Many of you have written requesting that we post a chromatic scale, 2 octaves, from Bb.....
We've written it with flats ascending and sharps descending, as you can see.
Listen carefully, play along with the MIDI file, and always, always, always with your best possible tone.
www.trombonelessons.com /chromscale/chromscale.html   (69 words)

 Welcome to the Musee Mecanique - The Mechanical Musuem : ABOUT
The Regina Sublima found in the Museé has a 20 ¾ inch music plate.
This model was first produced in 1899 (this machine being serial number 20975) having a long running movement, two large combs with 130 tongues, tuned in chromatic scale.
To quote the Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments by Q. David Bowers, “Regina music boxes of the 20 ¾ inch disk size were first made in 1897.
www.museemecanique.org /4.html   (152 words)

 Chromatic Scale in Essential Elements Book
PLEASE help, I think I may havre to play the chromatic scale in band tomorrow, and I don`t have know the notes.
chromatic scale doesn`t really need a chart / music.
Look on the back of your Essential Elements book, the fingering part.
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