Definition of Gapped scale

1. Noun. A musical scale with fewer than seven notes.

Generic synonyms: Musical Scale, Scale
Specialized synonyms: Pentatone, Pentatonic Scale



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Literary usage of Gapped scale

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1. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"... and possessing, c • ini -il i position of 1090 I do not know who first pointed out that old Irish music was constructed on a gapped scale. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"If we omit the semi-tones, these series will represent the five keys of the gapped scale ; if we do not omit them, we have the flve melodic families of ..."

3. Bards of the Gael and Gall: Examples of the Poetic Literature of Erinn, Done by George Sigerson (1907)
"... as in music they employed the "gapped scale." <Bnt their experiments in verse architecture were so numerous and so intricate, as well as so interesting, ..."

4. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"... and possessing, c • ini -il i position of 1090 I do not know who first pointed out that old Irish music was constructed on a gapped scale. ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"If we omit the semi-tones, these series will represent the five keys of the gapped scale ; if we do not omit them, we have the flve melodic families of ..."

6. Bards of the Gael and Gall: Examples of the Poetic Literature of Erinn, Done by George Sigerson (1907)
"... as in music they employed the "gapped scale." <Bnt their experiments in verse architecture were so numerous and so intricate, as well as so interesting, ..."

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