minor scale

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Synonyms for minor scale

a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 2nd and 3rd and 5th and 6th

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On a very minor scale they have a taste of what One Direction go through every day.
Hayko Bay-dat, a member of the Armenian community and host of a television show, said at the panel "Minorities Targeted: Cage Plot" that before Dink's murder there had been systematic threats and attacks against minority communities and now similar attacks continue though on a minor scale.
In my own training, none of my several teachers ever assigned a minor scale or arpeggio.
People have been volunteering for generations, but this can only be successfully achieved on a minor scale and not used as a replacement for large scale Governmental cuts which is what is happening today.
Shergar's work jockey Cliff Lines has resumed his training career on a minor scale with four horses in Newmarket after a break of 18 years and he marked the comeback with 20-1 winner Strike Force in the 1m2f amateur riders handicap on Saturday night.
The number of shoppers at the Seef Mall has been increasing on a very minor scale and visiting tourists were being missed, he added.
Though weddings do take place in summer time but on minor scale as folks in the sub continent usually prefer the pleasant weather of winter and spring for these events.
The result is a rotation of what Polignac referred to as the "major-minor" scale (D E F# G A B[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] C D), which itself is a rotation of the ascending melodic minor scale, here starting on G.
Mr Peelo added: "There is criminality, feuding and bullying but on a very minor scale.
Though it isn't atonal, it eschews traditional major and minor scale systems, and has no easily recalled melodies.
I realise that as a journalist you feel you have a job to do, so, as a public figure yourself, albeit on a minor scale, you too are fair game.
This does not mean that the Armed Forces cannot support their current operational commitments, but their ability to take on additional operations that are more than additional operations other than on a minor scale is now
The oil and natural gas reserves in Turkey are of minor scale, and solid fossil fuels account for the primary potential as energy sources.
In contrast to Germany, the UK's highly centralised systems have meant that regional authorities have been given very little incentive to engage in local economic activities on anything other than a relatively minor scale.
Agnes de Mille might qualify, too, on a more minor scale.