On Oct 6, 2014 12:30 PM, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> The pentatonic scale, dividing the octave into five notes, is a recognizable pattern in the folk music of many cultures. Pretty much any sequence of notes in this scale sounds melodic, and many well-known melodies fit into it. However, it has no semitones and is incapable of handling sophisticated musical composition. After a while it gets kind of monotonous.
You'ld prefer non-pentatonic systems? Should it be called "naive music"?
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