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- comes with the key signature with no changes with accidentals



- the same as the natural minor, then the 7th note (leading tone) is raised



- when ascending, the 6th and 7th notes are raised, and when descending, it is a natural minor scale on the way down


minor scales

- the first five notes are the same, the last note tell which form of minor it is


minor scales allow us to see reasons for some things

- why it is possible to use both sharps and flats in the same scale
- why double sharps are necessary


hearing forms of scales

- using parallel forms of scales can help you head the similarities and differences between the types of scales
- major, natural, harmonic, melodic


spelling minor scales

- write the note heads or letters first
-choose to either write in accidentals by interval pattern or key signature with alterations
- natural: W H W W H W W
- harmonic: W H W W H A_2 H
- melodic: W H W W W W H (up only and natural down)


key signature with laterations

- start with parallel major key signature
- natural: Flat 3, Flat 6, Flat 7
- harmonic: Flat 3, Flat 6
- melodic: Flat 3 ascending, natural minor descending


minor scale degrees

- when the seventh is not raised, it is the: subtonic
- raised 6th in melodic is a: raised submediant


the all minor scale begin with a minor pentachord

- true

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