LESSON 7: Intro to Half-Steps & Whole-Steps

  • Major Scales use a Specific Sequence of Whole-Steps (W) & Half-Steps (H).
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Intro to Half-Steps & Whole-Steps

Major Scales use a Specific Sequence of Whole-Steps (W) & Half-Steps

Intro to Half-Steps & Whole-Steps

The major scale is created using a specific sequence of whole steps and half steps. Two whole steps, one half step, three whole steps, one half step. All major scales use this same specific sequence of whole steps and half steps. Since all Major scales use this same specific sequence of whole steps and half steps, no matter what note you start the Major scale on, it will always have the same sound.

Major Scale Whole Step Half Step