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Gamma scale

The γ (gamma) scale is a non-octave repeating musical scale. In one interpretation, it splits the

It may be derived from using ).

It was invented by Wendy Carlos. "It produces nearly perfect triads."[3] "A 'third flavor,' sort of intermediate to 'alpha' and 'beta', although a melodic diatonic scale is easily available."[1]

More accurately the gamma scale step is 35.099 cents and there are 34.1895 per octave.[2]

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