a five tone scale
a gapped scale with five notes
a scale composed of five notes (rather than the typical seven notes that make up a do-re-mi-fa-sol-la-ti-do kind of scale that you may have sung in choir or heard from "Sound of Music")
a scale that contains five notes (in Greek, the word "penta" means five and the word "tonic" means tone)
A scale consisting of five pitches. Often used as a scale omitting the fourth and seventh pitches of a major scale; or the second and fifth pitches of a minor scale.
five-tone scale; often used as a scale similar to the pattern of the black keys on a piano
A five-note scale. If melodies are constructed from a pentatonic scale they can be played simultaneously. For example, the notes C D E G A form a pentatonic scale as do the notes F G A C D and G A B D E.
a five-note scale common to many cultures and open to several variations; the most commonly used pentatonic scale equates to the black notes on the piano
A Pentatonic scale is formed by the black notes of the keyboard, or the white notes C, D, E, G and A - two whole tones, a minor third and a whole tone.
A scale having five tones to the octave and containing no half steps: do, re, mi, so, la .
In music, a pentatonic scale is a scale with five notes per octave. Pentatonic scales are very common and are found all over the world, including but not limited to the tuning of the Ethiopian krar and the Indonesian gamelan, the melodies of Chinese folk music, African-American spirituals, Celtic folk music, Polish highlanders from the Tatra Mountains and the music of French composer Claude Debussy.