Minute a Day Stage 6 Lesson 5
 

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Stage 6
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Melodic minors scales always go up the scale with the same pattern.

This pattern is (using the scale of A minor)
step,       half-step,    step,       step   
A to B,     B to C,        C to D,     D to E,  

step,                 step,                           half-step.  
E to F sharp,     F sharp to G sharp,     G sharp to A.

All melodic minor scales go up the scale with the pattern:
step, half-step, step, step, step, step, half-step.

Harmonic minor scales go up the scale with a different pattern.
step,      half-step,    step,       step
A to B,    B to C,        C to D,     D to E

half-step,   step plus a half-step,       half-step.
E to F         F to G sharp,                   G sharp to A

All harmonic minor scales go up the scale with the pattern:
step, half-step, step, step, half-step, step plus a half-step, half-step.

Lesson 6

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