WORLD SCALE DEPOSITORY

These references can only give us a vague idea of how these pitch matrix are used and are divorced of the their cultural context and meaning and variability. Further investigation into specific areas of interest are highly recommended. The purpose here is to provide insight into some basic pitch material which has developed over a vast period of time. Like all systems, their potential for further development is open. The economic resources of various cultures have often been limited and investigations might or might not provide a record, or even new uses or exspansions that might provide these very cultures from reclaiming some of their own lost history.


AFRICAN SCALES FOUND IN THE SOUND OF AFRICA RECORDING SERIES

THIS SET OF MEASUREMENTS WERE SENT COMPLIMENTS OF DR. ANDREW TRACEY, INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF AFRICAN MUSIC http://journal.ru.ac.za/index.php/africanmusic/issue/archive


CHOPI XYLOPHONE

VENANCIO MBANDE IS NOW THE LAST SURVIVING MASTER OF THE CHOPI TRIBE (Mozambique) BUILDING AND TUNING TRADITIONAL CHOPI INSTRUMENTS
THIS SET OF MEASUREMENTS WERE SENT COMPLIMENTS OF DR. ANDREW TRACEY, INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF AFRICAN MUSIC http://journal.ru.ac.za/index.php/africanmusic/issue/archive


PANPIPES OF THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

FROM OCORA CD - ILES SALOMON - MUSIQUE DE GUADALCANAL - C 580049


A THEORETICAL 22 TONE SHRUTI SCALE OF INDIA

FROM THE MUCHANAS OF KAFI- ERV WILSON / AMIYA DASGUPTA


GAMELAN PELOG AND SLENDRO TUNINGS FROM JAVA

FROM MUSIC IN JAVA BY JAAP KUNST MARTINTUS NIJHOFF 1973


SCALE SYSTEMS, SCALES AND TUNINGS

FROM MUSIC IN BALI BY COLIN MCPHEE YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS


BAGPIPES FROM SCOTLAND

A TUNING FOR SCOTTISH HIGHLAND PIPES- A THEORETICAL SCALE BY McDONALD (ERV) WILSONFROM BAGPIPES AND TUNING BY THEODORE PODNOS


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