Scale Degrees

Some articles on scales, scale, scale degrees, scale degree:

Okinawan Music - Tonality
... is different in music from the main islands of Japan, in particular the intervalic content of the scales used ... The chief pentatonic scale used in mainland Japan, for example, uses scale degrees 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6, also known as Do, Re, Mi, So, and La in the Kodaly system of solfeggio ... This structure avoids half step intervals by eliminating the fourth and seventh scale degrees ...
Roman Numeral Analysis
... are frequently used to designate scale degrees as well as the chords built on them ... with carets are used to designate scale degrees () theory related to or derived from jazz or modern popular music may use Roman numerals or arabic numbers (1, 2, 3, etc...) to ... number, or careted number, may refer also to a chord built upon that scale degree ...

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