MAJOR SCALES


On the keyboard:

A half-step is the distance from one key to the next. It may be a white key, or it may be a black key.

A whole-step is made up of two half-steps.

A Major Scale if built on a pattern of

whole-step, whole-step, half-step,

whole-step, whole-step, whole-step, half-step,

Study and play the C Major scale below. Say the pattern of steps as you play.

Right hand fingering: 1,2,3,(thumb under) 1,2,3,4,5.
Left hand fingering: 5,4,3,2,1,(third finger over) 3,2,1.



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C Major Scale

Study and play the major scales in other keys.



G Major
scale




F Major
scale



D Major
scale


Bb Major
scale


A Major
scale


Eb Major
scale


E Major
scale


Ab Major
scale


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2014-03-16
Can you tell me the minor scales please? Mary
If you go to Google search and put in "minor scales" you will find a lot of information about minor scales.



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Keyboard and Music Theory

The Keyboard
Stepping Up
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Stepping Up to G
Stepping Down to F
Treble Spaces
Treble Lines
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Bass Lines
Time Signatures
Sharps and Flats
Up and Down the Hills
Duet
Major Scales
Building a Major Chord
Chords and Inversions
The V7 Chord
Chord Progressions
Adding Harmony
Intervals

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