Pentatonic scale

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In music, a pentatonic scale is a scale containing five notes. The intervals between the notes are not universal; many different pentatonic scales exist in different cultures and musical styles. The most common pentatonic scales in Western music are the major pentatonic scale (comprised of the first, second, third, fifth and sixth degrees of a major scale) and the minor pentatonic (root, minor third, fourth, fifth and minor seventh degrees of a major scale)