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1

the distance between each key and the next is a

5th

2

d flat is enharmonic to

c sharp

3

g flat is enharmonic to

f sharp

4

c flat is enharmonic to

b

5

tonic

1/8

6

supertonic

2

7

mediant

3

8

subdominant

4

9

submediant

6

10

leading note

7

11

major scales

wwhwwwh

12

natural minor scales

semitones are between notes 2,3 and 5,6

13

harmonic minor

semitones are between notes 2,3 and 5,6 and 7,8

14

whole tone scales

7 notes, all whole steps

15

octatonic

alternating tones and semitones. has 9 notes.

16

blues scale

- use the major scale
- omit 2 and 6
- lower the 3 and 7
- add a lowered 5th.
- the changed notes are the blue notes

17

major pentatonic

major scale without 4 and 7

18

minor pentatonic

without 2 and 6

19

chromatic

go up all half steps. never use the same letter more than twice

20

ionian

same as major scale but using accidentals

21

dorian

starting on second degree of given name

22

phrygian

starting on third degree of given name

23

lydian

starting on fourth degree of given name

24

mixolydian

starting on fifth degree of given name

25

Aeolian

starting on sixth degree of given name

26

locrian

starting on seventh degree of given name

27

going from large intervals to compound intervals

add/subtract 7. eg. a perfect 2 is now a compound perfect 9

28

to invert a compound interval

write either bottom note two octaves higher or lower note or write the top one down an octave and the lower one above an octave.

29

simple duple time

upper number is always 2

30

simple triple time

upper number is always 3