CHAPTER3

Scales

In This Chapter

  • Putting eight notes together to form a scale
  • Creating major and minor scales
  • Discovering the different modes within a major scale

Lesson 3, Track 24

In the first two chapters we discussed the seven key notes (A through G), and how they relate to each other. We also tossed around the word “scale” to describe all seven of those notes together.

In this chapter we further examine the concept of the musical scale, which (no surprise) is seven notes all in a row, in alphabetical order. (If you count the first note, ...

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