Major Scale | Definition

Major Scale

The Major Scale is a diatonic scale consisting of eight ascending notes, from the key note to its octave. The sequence of intervals between the notes on the Major Scale is as follows - tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone - semitone. The name of the scale is taken from the key note - therefore if you start on F then it is the scale of F Major.

Related Terms : Minor Scale

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