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American English: /ˌpɛn(t)əˈtɑnɪk/
British English: /ˌpɛntəˈtɒnɪk/

Translation of pentatonic in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • In the same way Bartok used many seconds and sevenths found in monophonic Hungarian folk music, contemporary Korean composers have frequently used seconds and fourths derived from the pentatonic scale in both melody and harmony.
    • At the start of the symphony, the strings are tuned to the notes of the pentatonic scale, and they are tuned back to the traditional Western scale as the symphony progresses.
    • It's about unresolved conflict expressed through white notes colliding against black notes of the pentatonic scale.
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