LESSON 6: The Major Scale. Why so Important?

  • The importance of the Major Scale in music.
  • Learn the Major Scale first... then use the Major Scale to learn everything else.
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The Major Scale. Why so Important

Learn the importance of the Major Scale in music. In this course, we'll learn the Major Scale first... then we'll use the Major Scale to learn everything else.

So why is the Major Scale so important?

The major scale is the most popular scale used throughout the history of Western Tonal music. The major scale establishes "Tonality", and contains all the information needed to learn and use Harmony, Intervals, Chords and to create other scales. This helps with things like Song Writing, Improvisation, Composition and playing by ear.

Major Scale

Major Scale First

The first focus in this course is the major scale. We'll learn the major scale first, then use the major scale to learn everything else. Having a clear understanding of the major scale is crucial to understanding the remainder of this course.