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A major scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is A, it has F#, C#, G#, ascending and descending in eighth notes

2

E major scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is E, it has F#, C#, G# and D#, ascending and descending in eighth notes

3

F major scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is F, it has a Bb, ascending and descending in eighth notes

4

A minor harmonic scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is A
Relative minor to C major: 0 sharps or flats: there is a G# as the raised 7th ascending and descending

5

A minor melodic scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is A
Relative minor to C major: 0 sharps or flats: add F# and G# as the raised 6th and 7th ascending and then they are lowered so there are no sharps or flats descending
It's played in eighth notes

6

E minor harmonic scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is E
Relative minor to G major: it has an F#: add a D# as the raised 7th ascending and descending

7

E minor melodic scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is F#
Relative minor to G major: it has an F#: add C# and D# as the raised 6th and 7th ascending and then they are lowered so there is only the F# remaining in the descending scale
It's played in eighth notes

8

F minor harmonic scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is F
Relative minor to Ab major: it has an Bb, Eb, Ab and Db: the Eb becomes natural as the raised 7th ascending and descending
It's played in eighth notes

9

F minor melodic scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is Ab
Relative minor to Ab major: it has an Bb, Eb, Ab and Db: the Db and Eb become natural as the raised 6th and 7th ascending and then they are they are lowered to become flats again in the descending scale. (there are all 4 flats descending - Bb, Eb, Ab and Db)
It's played in eighth notes

10

Ab major scale, hands together, 2 octaves
MM = 104

Tonic (or 1st) note is Ab, it has a Bb, Eb, Ab and Db ascending and descending in eighth notes