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Beta scale

The β (beta) scale is a non-octave-repeating musical scale. In one version, it splits the ).

It was invented by and is a signature of Wendy Carlos and used on her album Beauty in the Beast (1986).

Although neither has an octave, one advantage to the beta scale over the )).

The delta scale may be regarded as the beta scale's reciprocal since it is, "as far 'down' the (0 3 6 9) circle from α as β is 'up.'"[5]

See also


External links

  • Carlos, Wendy (1989–96). "Three Asymmetric Divisions of the Octave",

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