The Major Scale - Jack Theory/ Scales The Chromatic Scale (all half steps) G scale: ... The Major Scale w w 1/2 w w w ... 2 / w 2ww 1 / ww 1. Title: New Music Theory Class.pmd Author: Jack ...Published in: Music Letters 1951Authors: E J Creedy

Download The Major Scale - Jack   Theory/  Scales The Chromatic Scale (all half steps) G scale: ... The Major Scale w w 1/2 w w w ... 2 / w 2ww 1 / ww 1. Title: New Music Theory Class.pmd Author: Jack ...Published in: Music  Letters  1951Authors: E J Creedy

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<ul><li><p>2</p><p>Minor Scales</p><p>The Chromatic Scale (all half steps)</p><p>G scale:</p><p>D scale:</p><p>OR:</p><p>C C# D D# E F F# G G# A A# B C</p><p>C Db D Eb E F Gb G Ab A Bb B C</p><p>C scale:</p><p>C D E F G A B Cw w 1/2 w w w 1/2</p><p>D E F# G A B C# Dw w 1/2 w w w 1/2</p><p>There are several minor scales, but bluegrass primarily uses two. The Aeolian minor scale, which can be derivedfrom playing the major scale notes starting on the 6th note, often referred to as the 6th degree.</p><p>Also used, but less common than the Aeolian is the Dorian minor, which can be derived from playing the majorscale notes start on the 2nd degree of the major scale.</p><p>A minor (Aeolian Mode) built from the 6th degree of the C major scale</p><p>A B C D E F G Aw 1/2 w w 1/2 w w</p><p>D minor (Dorian mode) built from the 2nd degree of the C major scale</p><p>D E F G A B C Dw 1/2 w w w 1/2 w</p><p>The Major Scale</p><p>w w 1/2 w w w 1/2The formula for the major scale is:</p><p>G A B C D E F# Gw w 1/2 w w w 1/2</p></li></ul>

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