Minute a Day Music Theory Stage 6 Lesson 1
 

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Stage 6
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The Minor Scale

So far all the scales we have used have been in the major key.

Now we are going to learn about minor keys.

Generally music that sounds happy is in a major key.

Generally music that sounds sad or romantic is in a minor key.

Listen to these two pieces of music and work out which kind of key is used.

    Click twice to hear it.

    Click twice to hear it.

 Lesson 2
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Hint!
First tune is in a minor key
Second tune is in a major key.