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					           Minor Scales and Key
                Signatures
The relative minor key is related to a major key. The two keys
share the same key signature. The minor keynote is three half-steps
lower than the major keynote. C Major is related to a minor.
Both keys have no flats or sharps. G Major is related to e minor
with 1 sharp. F Major is related to d minor with 1 flat.



                             SCALES
                   Major                Minor

  by Carla Piper
    Major and Minor Chords
The relative minor chord is lower than the major chord by
 an interval of a minor third - or four half steps. The key
signatures are the same, but the chord of the key is minor.

                   C Major and a minor
                                                               a   C
 CHORDS
                   G Major and e minor
                                                   e       G

                   F Major and d minor
                                               d       F
               Relative Minor Keys             Circle of Fifths


                                                 -
                                        a minor of CC Major
          d minor -                          Key
                                              5                           e minor - G Major
          F Major Key of F                   4.5
                                              4
                                                                      Key of G


                                             3.5
                                              3                                          b minor - D Major
g minor -                                    2.5
                                                                                   Key of D
              Key of Bb
Bb Major                                      2
                                             1.5
                                              1                                                  f# minor -
                                             0.5

c minor - Key of Eb                           0
                                                                                         Key of A
                                                                                                 A Major
Eb Major
                                                                                               c# minor -
 f minor -       Key of Ab
                                                                                    Key of E
                                                                                               E Major
 Ab Major
                                                                                 ab minor - Cb Major
                                                                        Key of B or Cb
                          Key of C# or Db
                                                                                  or g# minor - B Major
bb minor - Db Major                                 Key of F# of Gb


or a# minor - C# Major                      eb minor - Gb Major
                                            or d# minor - F# Major
  Three Kinds of Minor Scales
 I. Natural



II. Harmonic (7th note raised)




III. Melodic (6th and 7th raised going up and lowered going down.)

    UP


         DOWN
  C Major and a minor
C Major   a minor

                    Major and
                    minor chords

C Major




a minor
                G Major - e minor
                   G Major   e minor
                                          Major and
                                          minor chords
G Major Scale
e minor scale


            G major             e minor
                F Major - d minor
                    F Major d minor
F Major and
d minor scale



     F Major                 d minor

				
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