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Scales

My First Scales - a few major scales, one octave, for beginning players.


Major & Minor Scales
There are 12 major scales, one for each note in the octave. The fingering for each scale is specific and important.
For every major scale, there is a minor scale that has the same key signature (same sharps or flats) that is know as the major scale's "relative minor." 
Following are the 12 major scales with their relative minor scales. (Note that the minor scales included are the "harmonic minor" form of the relative minor scale and have a raised 7th note.)
Each of these examples has a one octave scale and a 2 octave scales per page. More advanced students should learn the 2 octave scale.




Blues Scales in Popular Keys  (and 12 Bar Blues Form)