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a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th

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Onahum: Ask students to hum or sing the first five pitches of a major scale in any order of their choosing.
In an historic partnership, the Air National Guard recently utilized Draken International's contract air services to support the Guard's annual training exercises on a major scale.
While Yemeni governments have repeatedly complained of major scale Iranian interference for years, the United States has been more restrained.
This industry has seen rapid growth since 2012 due to the positive performance of major scale musical play theatres.
With a 95-year history of delivering industry-transforming offerings, Hilton Worldwide will continue to enrich the guest experience on a major scale across our brands and regions.
The book explores why some historical objects cause so much controversy and why some become iconic to the point that, though they are just objects, they become a representation of AmericaAEs cultural identity on a major scale (think DorothyAEs ruby red slippers or LincolnAEs top hat).
Manalo also cited the Shared Services Facility (SSF), where a community can avail of vital equipment with which to start a business on a major scale.
Computer sabotage/espionage on a major scale, with severe damage to infrastructure, financial, medical or defense systems.
It identified high-speed rail as a proactive policy area that proved it could think big and tackle transport problems on a major scale.
There are plans to move house - on a major scale - new jobs in the offing and various projects on the go, all of them exciting.
Upon completion, it could also rank among the largest causeways in the Middle East, and it is expected to spur the modernisation of Masirah on a major scale over the next 20-30 years.
The embarrassing report is based on findings of a Home Office pilot Andrew Green, chairman of MigrationWatch, said: "We have clear evidence of abuse on a major scale".
"These are outstanding people who have worked tirelessly to shape the economy of Namibia, being employers on a major scale, and their enormous contributions are recognised when inducted into the Namibian Business Hall of Fame," he said.
'The Swiss economy and the job market would suffer on a major scale if UBS fails as a result of its licence being revoked in the United States,' she said.