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Harry Partch
Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 – September 3, 1974) was an American composer, music theorist, and creator of musical instruments. He composed using scales of unequal intervals in just intonation, and was one of the first 20th-cent...
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Django Bates
Django Bates (born 2 October 1960) is a British composer, multi-instrumentalist and band leader. He plays the piano, keyboards and the tenor horn. He writes large-scale compositions on commission.
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... Reviews Muriel Anderson and Jim Scott's "All Scales in All Positions for Guitar" (Hal Leonard ... , $6.95). States that the book covers the major, melodic minor, and harmonic minor scales (and all the ... chromatic scales. Recommends for players at all levels. Includes a musical example from the book. ...
... Discusses how to change major (or Ionian) scales into Lydian, Mixolydian, or major pentatonic scales. ...
Offset Pentatonics
Guitar Player (1998) Vol. 32, No. 12, pp. 166-167
... Briefly discusses pentatonic scales for guitars, specifically scales rooted on a different note ... from the chord-of-the-moment. Provides step-by-step instruction on such scales with sheet-music illustrations. ...
Amy Beach
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music. As a pianist, she was acclaimed at concerts she gave in the United States and in Germany.
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Scales, Scales, Scales
The Instrumentalist (1983) Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 20
... Author explains how to utilize symmetrical scales and patterns when improvising. Discusses the use ... of chromatic scales (consecutive half-steps), whole tone scales (consecutive whole steps ... the music theory behind these scales and notes how each can be used in various improvising patterns. ...
... the background, basic principles, classification, and types of pentatonic scales. Briefly details ... the differences between diatonic and pentatonic scales and provides musical notation of several pentatonic scales. ...
... Provides beginning bassists with the standard musical notation and tablature for five scales--the ... minor and major pentatonic scales as well as the jazz, melodic, and harmonic minor scales--as melodic material for use in bass lines. ...
John Knowles Paine
John Knowles Paine (January 9, 1839 – April 25, 1906) was the first American-born composer to achieve fame for large-scale orchestral music. The senior member of a group of composers collectively known as the Boston Six, Paine ...
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Prunella Scales
... In the first part of a series on guitar scales, Gress presents brief instruction on playing chromatic scales. ...
... Discusses the use of pentatonic scales in improvisational jazz, focusing on common pentatonic ... patterns and practicing techniques. Includes musical illustrations of the major and minor pentatonic scales and common pentatonic patterns. ...
Nicholas Scales
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Anthony Scales
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... Briefly reviews a volume of elementary pieces that highlight traditional and non-Western scales ... and modes, such as the Neapolitan minor scale, the African Congolese scale, whole-tone scales, and the Hungarian major scale (Amsco, $6.95). ...
Barbara Scales
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Christopher Scales
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