Introduction to the Study of Musical Scales

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Oriental Books Reprint Corporation : exclusively distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal, 1979 - 279 pages
Alain Danielou is Director of the International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation, Berlin, and adviser for Oriental Music to the International Music Council (UNESCO).

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Table des matières

The different musical systems
21
Fifth and modulation
29
The measure of intervals
39
The harmonics
47
Chinese music
53
The Yin and the Yang
62
Equalized or temperate divisions
70
Scale of fifths The sixty lyŭ
83
Western division of the octave into twentytwo intervals
136
Affinities of the musical notes
143
The periods of the day
149
Greek music
159
Genus
166
The Enharmonic
172
The Chromatic
180
Dorian harmonies
187

Western commentaries
90
The Hindu musical theory
99
Sound and vibration
107
Chromatic and Enbarmonic
121
Musical definition of the śrutis
129
The fifteen tones of transposition
197
Western music
203
The eight Gregorian modes
210
Equal temperament
218
Need for a scale of sounds
229

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