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Chinese musicology is the academic study of traditional Chinese music. This discipline has a Most Chinese music uses a pentatonic scale, with the intervals (in terms of lǜ) almost the same as those of the major pentatonic scale. The notes of.

A pentatonic scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave, in contrast to the heptatonic scale more.

Chinese musical scales are all based pentatonic scales. There are five kinds of basic scales and every scale has eight variation. All tones are divided tow class,​.

It's for the same reason that western music has only 12 tones, and that some Eastern/Indian music has 24 tones. Different cultures have differing ideas on the​.