Pretty strait-forward, I must admit.

Giovanni


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Giovanni Andreani

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> On 14 Dec 2018, at 13:56, Christopher Smith <christopher.sm...@videotron.ca> 
> wrote:
> 
> In music theory, the complete set of pitches used is called… (wait for it!)…
> 
> a set.
> 
> Yup, that’s the official music theory jargon term. Sometimes when other items 
> are involved, you have to specify “pitch set”, but that’s all it is.
> 
> Christopher
> 
> 
>> On Dec 14, 2018, at 4:50 AM, Giovanni Andreani <l...@giovanniandreani.com> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>> If possible, this question is for those fond of the theoretical aspect of 
>> music. Not merely related to Finale, although I thought that this list’s 
>> opinion could favour some remarkable responses.
>> How would you define, in a generic way, a set of notes to be used for 
>> composing a melody? For example, how could  C,D,E,G,A - forming a pentatonic 
>> scale - or C,D,E,F,G - forming a major pentachord - or A#,B,C - forming a 
>> cromatic trichord - be commonly defined ? I can’t find a satisfying 
>> definition: 'melodic structure’ implies aspects more related to the 
>> architechture of the composition, ‘series' implies a set of sounds to be 
>> taken in a particular order. “Ah! vous dirai-je, maman” is composed using 
>> the first six notes of a major scale, thus forming an hexachord, but how 
>> would it generally be defined?
>> 
>> Giovanni
>> 
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