Does middle C exist on the pentatonic scale in Eastern music?
- gregory_dittmanLv 78 months agoFavorite Answer
Sort of. The history of modern Western music evolves around the need to standardize written works since large acts and singers had to all be on key. It took years of debate to define the western notes in musical terms. The A note is in the tone of 440 hz and everything else is based on that. Eastern music is more fluid and use differently named notes depending on the culture. Some Eastern artists have decided to use the Western method of tuning.
- Wire and StringLv 78 months ago
any scale without a letter name does not have specific notes. rather, it has ratios between notes, and those ratios are going to stay constant no matter what the actual notes being played are. middle C is fully capable of being used in that scale so long as the ratios between it and the other 4 notes fit the pattern.