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Octatonic scale

Definition and background:

A scale of eight pitches per octave arranged by alternating half steps and whole steps. There are only three different arrangements of this scale.

For more information on the music term "Octatonic scale" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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