nonatonic scale

Older Klingon music was based on a nonatonic scale - that is, one made of nine tones. Each tone has a specific name, caomparable to the "do, re, mi" system used in describing music on Earth. The nine tone names are (the first and ninth, as with Earth's "do", being the same)(1):

  • yu
  • bIm
  • 'egh
  • loS
  • vagh
  • jav
  • Soch
  • chorgh
  • (yu)

References

1 : Klingon For The Galactic Traveler, p. 72

Category: Vocabulary    Latest edit: 21 Aug 2014, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 11 Jun 2014 by KlingonTeacher
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