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Major scale

Definition of the noun major scale

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noun

  1. a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th

Alternative definition of the noun major scale

noun

  1. One of the diatonic scales; a group of notes or musical pitches in a particular pattern, used to make melodies. The pattern for a major scale is

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Google previewGuitar Scale Dictionary Qwikguide (2014)

by MIKE CHRISTIANSEN

Also, a major scale can be used with any chord in the major key. For example — use the C major scale with any of the chords in the key of C (C, Dm, Em, F, G, Am, and Bdim). The major scale can also be used with a dominant seventh chord ...

Google previewComplete Guitar Scale Dictionary (2016)

by MIKE CHRISTIANSEN

Also, a major scale can be used with any chord in the major key. For example — use the C major scale with any of the chords in the key of C (C, Dm, Em, F, G, Am, and Bdim). The major scale can also be used with a dominant seventh chord ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Scales & Modes for Electric Bass (2011)

by DANA ROTH

Major Scale Chart................................................................... 15 Key Chart................ ................................................................. 12 Relative Major & Minor Key Chart.............. .......................... 6 The Circle Of Fifths.

Google previewDeluxe Encyclopedia of Piano Chords (2010)

by BOB KROEPEL

A major scale is an ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1884)

by Popular encyclopedia

and is therefore called the major scale, there is another with an interval of a tone and semitone ...

Google previewOccupational Music Dictionary for the Guitar (1991)

by Albert Venti

Pentatonic major scale pattern 1.6 Major Scale pattern ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music (2005)

Master Maitrise : A French choir school Maj : Abbreviation of the major scale. Major : This is a type of scale or chord that sounds bright, happier, and more upbeat. It has no flats in it. This is kind of subjective, and will be ...

Google previewDADGAD Encyclopedia (2016)

by JIM GOODIN

Like the major scale exercises earlier in the book, part of the continuing evolution of your knowledge of the guitar fretboard includes working with the minor keys. Here is a collection of scales focusing on the minors. Minor keys are relatives to ...

Google previewThe American History and Encyclopedia of Music: Theory of music (1910)

by William Lines Hubbard, Edward Dickinson, George W. Andrews, Arthur Foote, Emil Liebling, Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall

All other triads of the major scale are minor triads, except the one on\the seventh step, which is a ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

A modal major scale constructed W, W, W, H, W, W, H. (3) A chord scale from the IVMa7 of a major key. See Scales in the Appendix. lyre.

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Music Dictionary (2010)

by Dr. Stanford Felix

major scale A series of seven pitches, starting and ending with the same note (8), played in the following ...

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Major Scale positions

Major scale played with root in 5 different positions.

Colored note represents the position of the root in the scale.

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