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EMT Lesson Two  How to build musical scales

Harmonic minor scales

A harmonic minor scale is formed by following this sequence of intervals.

Tone, Semitone, Tone, Tone, Semitone, Tone+Semitone, Semitone

Figure 10. A minor harmonic   (Enlarge)

Figure 10. A minor harmonic

Figure 11. Notes and intervals of A minor harmonic   (Enlarge)

Figure 11. Notes and intervals of A minor harmonic

The notes of the A harmonic minor scale are therefore: A,B,C,D,E,F,G#,A

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