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Music Theory Worksheet - Lesson 19: The Major Scale

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Lesson 19: The Major Scale Music Theory Worksheet

The major scale is made up of eight consecutive tones in a specific pattern of half steps and whole steps as follows: whole step, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, whole step, half step.

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The major scale can start on any note as long as it includes the following pattern.

 

 

For example, the C major scale starts on C and consists of 8 consecutive tones: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C.  The following pattern makes up the C major scale, where W represents a whole step and H represents a half step.

 

 

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