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We also meet with a pentatonic order of intervals in which the Third is flat like in our diatonic minor scale.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume II (of 2)|Carl Engel
With a good hearty roll in the dust and its diatonic accompaniment of snorts, groans and grunts, he rises refreshed.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
These eight beatitudes are the diatonic scale of heaven's music.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson
By this means, says Domnich, a diatonic and chromatic scale was obtained.
The notes are the fifth, and major third, of the diatonic scale.The Poetical Works of William Lisle Bowles Vol. 2|William Lisle Bowles