Here’s an easy way to memorise scales if you’re having troubles with that….
A Major Scale will increment from Root Note, then move up a Full Step, Full Step, Half Step, Full Step, Full Step, Full Step, Half Step to fill out all eight notes of a scale
For example C major scale : C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C
A Minor Scale will increment from Root Note, then Move up a Full Step, Half Step, Full Step, Full Step, Half Step, Full Step, Full Step
For example C minor scale: C, D, D#, F, G, G#, A#, C
This will work where ever you want to start your scale ie if you start on a D you can use the theory to create either a D Major or D Minor scale and so forth!
NOTES: I should add this will work on guitar, bass and Keyboards. Also note that I’ve used the sharp notes as I can’t find a way to do this on the computer keyboard (other scales may use the flat notes and this can be confusing in the notation)
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