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Information about the major scale

Name

This is the major scale.

Aliases

ionian

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Intervals

Which intervals are in the major scale?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this scale. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this scale from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

perfect prime
also known as P1
major second
also known as M2
major third
also known as M3
perfect fourth
also known as P4
perfect fifth
also known as P5
major sixth
also known as M6
major seventh
also known as M7

Chords

Which chords can you play on the major scale?

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Cheatsheet

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