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3. Major Scales Exercises

Grade Two Music Theory Lesson 3: Major Scales Exercises

Suitable for:  ABRSM Grade 2   GCSE   AP Music Theory Beginners 

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Which Scale?

1. Name the key of each of these major scales, and say whether it is ascending or descending.

a. G major descending 

b. D major descending 

c. A major ascending 

d. F major ascending 

e. E flat major descending 

f. B flat major ascending 


Completing Scales

2. Complete these scales, (which all start on the tonic), by adding the missing notes in the places marked *.

a. E flat major 

b. B flat major 

c. A major 

d. D major



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