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  Major scale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The major scale has seven notes (plus the inclusion of the tonic of the next scale to complete an octave, in practice), which in solfege are the syllables "Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti (and Do)." At the piano keyboard, the simplest major scale is C major (see figure 1).
It is unique in that it is the only major scale to not use sharps or flats on the musical staff and consequently only the white notes on the keyboard.
The major scale is the same as the Ionian mode.
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 Major scale - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In music theory, the major scale is one of the diatonic scales.
The major scale has eight notes (an octave), which in solfege are the syllables "Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti, and Do." At the piano keyboard, the simplest major scale is C major (see figure 1).
It is unique in that it is the only major scale to use only the white notes on the keyboard and, likewise, no sharps or flats on the musical staff.
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Major_scale   (1028 words)

  
 Glass ~ Music Major Pentatonic Scale Lesson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In other words, it is a major scale without the 4th and the 7th note.
The major pentatonic scale can be found most easily on the piano by playing all of the "fl keys" from Gb to Gb.
Major scales can be created on any of the twelve pitches on the keyboard.
www.glassmusicworks.com /ScaleLessons/MajPent.html   (318 words)

  
 major mode / major scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The tritriadic scale with Major Triads (1/1 5/4 3/2) on the Tonic (1/1), Subdominant (4/3) and Dominant (3/2) degrees.
The scale 1/1 9/8 5/4 4/3 3/2 5/3 15/8 2/1 in JI [ratios], or
The unison-vectors which define this scale as a periodicity-block are the syntonic comma of ratio 81:80 = 2,3,5-monzo [-4 4 -1 > (which is acting here as the commatic unison-vector) and the ratio 25:24 = [-3 -1 2 > (which is acting here as the chromatic unison-vector).
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 E major - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
E major is a major scale based on E, consisting of the pitches E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, D# and E.
Two symphonies that begin in D minor and end in E major are Havergal Brian's Gothic Symphony and Nielsen's Symphony No. 4 in D minor.
Also, E major is the key for the final movements of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 and Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10.
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 Lesson 6: The Major Scale (Part 4) and the Circle of 5ths
It follows then that the key of C major has no sharps or flats in its key signature because the key of C major is comprised of notes from the C major scale.
G major is up a perfect 5th from C. (G is the 5th note of a C major scale.) G major has one accidental in its key signature, an F#.
Keep moving clockwise and we arrive at the key of D major which is also up a perfect 5th from G. (D is the 5th note of a G major scale.) D major has 2 accidentals in its key signature, an F# and a C#.
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 Major scale
, the major scale (or major mode) is one of the
It is unique in that it is the only major scale to use only the white notes on the keyboard and, likewise, no
The major scale is the same as the
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 Major Scale - Guitar
A scale is a series of notes arranged in a specific interval pattern.
Major scales are usually written as 8 notes, however the last note is the same letter name as the first and is in fact the first note of the next octave of that scale.
After all of those major scales have been demonstrated, the truth is the major on guitar is not played on a single string in most circumstances.
www.guitarland.com /Music10/MusFund/Maj_Scale/MajGtr.html   (425 words)

  
 Guitar Jams! Pastor Brad's FREE Metal Guitar Lessons! The Major Scale
The major scale is probably the most widely recognized of all the scales, and as such, is an excellent place to begin learning about scales in general.
The major scale is essentially no more than a series of whole steps and half steps, played in the following order: W W H W W W H.
Major Scale in "A" (6/5 is the "tonic" and is an "A" note)
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 Major Scale of Musick by David Cherubim
A scale is a ladder or succession of tones (or notes), starting from the keynote or tonic (the first tone on which it starts), and ending with the octave (the last tone, or tone on which it ends).
In this scale, C is the Tonic, D is the Supertonic, E is the Mediant, F is the Subdominant, G is the Dominant, A is the Submediant or Superdominant, and B is the Subtonic or Leading Tone.
The Major Triad of Musick (chord of three tones) is made up of the fundamental or root, major third and perfect fifth from the Major Scale (it is a chain of two thirds or two superimposed intervals of a third).
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 Major Scales Explained | Lessons @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Well, the major pentatonic is just the same as a major diatonic (a diatonic scale is a seven note scale) except the pentatonic does not include the 4th and the 7th of the major sclae.
Because the major pentatonic is the same as the major diatonic - minus those notes - you can play the major scale anytime that you can play a major pentatonic.
You should be able to hear the difference between a major scale on one string, and that of a natural minor on one string.
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 Major Pentatonic Scale @ FREE Basic Guitar.com
The Major Pentatonic Scale is one of the first scales that guitar students learn.
Pentatonic scales are known primarily for the "bluesy" sound they suggest, but have been long used by blues, rock, and jazz musicians alike.
A major pentatonic scale is "related" to its minor pentatonic scale because it has the same patterns (or notes) but the tonic note changes.
www.freebasicguitar.com /majorpenta.asp   (278 words)

  
 Chord Scale - Harmonizing the Major Scale With Triads
Chord Scale - Harmonizing the Major Scale With Triads
I-IV-V-I means to play the chord built off of the first degree (note) of the scale followed by the chord built from the 4th degree, the chord built off of the 5th degree and back to the chord built off of the 1st degree.
For example, if you see two major chords a whole step apart, there is a damn good chance that those chords are IV and V. That is the only place within the chord scale that two major chords appear that way.
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 Major Scale Consulting - ROI & Metrics
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 Cyberfret.com: Theory for Guitar: Major Scale Construction
The major scales is used as a constant to with which other elements are compared.
As I have mentioned before the major scale is used as a constant to with other elements are compared.
For the purpose of comparison, the degrees of the major scale a assigned numbers from 1 to 7.
www.cyberfret.com /theory/major-scales/index.php   (259 words)

  
 Major Pentatonic Scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Well, a scale is major if the third note of the scale is four frets from the root note.
A scale is minor if the third note of the scale is three frets from the root note.
In the A major scale the third note is C#, which is four frets from A. In the pentatonic scale above the third note is C, not C#.
www.guitartricks.com /scales2a.shtml   (460 words)

  
 Discussion Forum: Major Scale Class - Lesson I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Resulting scale: A B C# D E F# G# So the A major scale consists of the notes A, B, C#, D, E, F# and G#.
major is the only major scale whose seven notes corresponds with the
C major scale is somehow better than the other major scales.
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 Major Scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are many types of scales, but the most commonly used of all is the major scale.
Every major scale can be derived from the chromatic scale, and must conform to this same formula, beginning and ending on the key note.
The first note of the C major scale is the key note, C -- the 1st tone of the C major scale.
www.ezfolk.com /guitar/Tutorials/Music_Theory/Major_Scale/major_scale.html   (649 words)

  
 G Major (Ionian) Scale, 2 octaves:
So if one can determine the major key that includes the same set of notes as the desired mode (and he has learned that major scale), it should be simple to play in the desired mode.
The notes in the E Major Scale are the same notes used in the A Lydian Scale, with the scale beginning and ending on the A note.
The scale degrees, corresponding to the notes in the diatonic scale: 1 (do), 2 (re), 3 (me), etc. Measure markers may be helpful to define the timing (feel) for some exercises.
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 Major Scale Construction
Knowledge of the major scale in all keys enables construction of all chords and all other scales when applying the correct formulas.
By name, there are fifteen major scales: one (C major) without accidentals (sharps or flats), seven with sharps and seven with flats.
The next scale will be D major, having an F# (from the previous scale) and a C# (the new # on the seventh note).
www.globalbass.com /archives/aug2001/major_scale.htm   (679 words)

  
 Major Keys and Scales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The "bright"-sounding major chords and the strong feeling of tonality are what give major keys their pleasant moods.
Notice that although they look completely different, the scales of F sharp major and G flat major (numbers 5 and 6) sound exactly the same when played, on a piano as shown here, or on any other instrument using equal temperament tuning.
Even now, there are subtle differences between the sound of a piece in one key or another, mostly because of differences in the timbre of various notes on the instruments or voices involved.
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 Music Theory: Jazz Scales: Major Scale Harmony: Major Scale
The fourth of the major scale is dissonant against a major chord, so that note tends to be avoided, except as a passing tone or neighboring tone.
The major scale may also be used over any chord that is diatonic to the key of the scale.
Whenever a major chord occurs in a progression, you may use the corresponding major scale, regardless of the key of the progression.
www.outsideshore.com /school/music/almanac/html/Music_Theory/Jazz_Scales/Major_Scale_Harmony/Major_Scale.htm   (422 words)

  
 JAZCLASS - Jazz scales lesson : Major scale in all Keys
The C major scale consists of all white keys on the keyboard.
The upper tetrachord of the major scale is the same as the lower tetrachord of the G major scale.
Likewise the G and D major scales also share one tatrachord, so do the D and A major scales, and so on, all around the Circle of Fifths.
www.jazclass.aust.com /scales/scamaj.htm   (434 words)

  
 The major scale (ionian mode)
THE major scale we are discussing (and everyone else talks about when they say major scale) also known as the ionian mode, contains the notes 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.
In the key of C, it would be the notes C-D-E-F-G-A-B-C. The major scale belongs to a modal family of scales that includes the major scale (ionian mode) and 6 other scales/modes.
*note: the ionian mode is also known as the major scale, and the aeolian mode is also known as the minor scale.
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 Ionian Mode - Major Scale Guitar Lessons
These are the seven note scales that we learned and memorized the names of in a previous lesson.
This means that for whatever key we are in, if we use the root, major 2nd, major 3rd, perfect 4th, perfect 5th, major 6th, major 7th and then root again, we will get the ionian mode (the major scale).
Major 7th ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~> Major 7th ~~~~~~~~~~~> TI Root (octave) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~> Root ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~> DO Notice that this shows us a pattern of intervals to arrive at the major scale or ionian mode.
www.theorylessons.com /ionian.html   (539 words)

  
 Music Theory: Overview of all keys, key signatures, scales and triads
To find the key signature and notes of the scale for a minor key, use the second table to find the relative major key, then look up the key signature of the relative major key.
To find the notes of the scale for the minor key, look up the scale for the relative major key but start from the root of the minor scale (which will be the 6th of the major scale).
Note that the key signature (and scale and triads) are not the same for F# and Gb major, even though these two notes are enharmonically equivalent, meaning they are played using the same key on a piano.
www.jmdl.com /howard/music/keys_scales.html   (862 words)

  
 G Major Scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Major scales are one of the most commonly used scales in improvisation.
In the case of this scale, if you were to start the same shape (pattern) one fret higher (4th fret) it would become the Ab Major scale.
One fret lower and it becomes the Gb Major scale.
www.synapticsystems.com /studios/gmajscale.htm   (167 words)

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