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posted: 1/7/2004 at 3:24:58 PM ET
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Can anyone help with knowing what a pentatonic scale is

Can anyone tell me what a pentatonic scale is?

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posted: 1/7/2004 at 6:49:02 PM ET
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Something to do with 5. I THINK it is a scale with just 5 notes. I used to really know, but I may have forgotten exactly. But I think it's a scale with just 5 notes. Someone back me up.

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posted: 1/8/2004 at 1:14:56 PM ET
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I thought it was six notes....

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posted: 1/9/2004 at 2:50:21 PM ET
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Penta (5) tonic is a scale with 5 notes before returning to the octave of the first note.

The most common is the major pentatonic (1 2 3 5 6 8 ), or (C D E G A C).

There are variations and others, but this is what is most commonly reffered to.


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