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                                 The melodic minor scale
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Make a stairs chart for D melodic minor, descending. Fill in the notes on the staff too. Remember to put the key signature after the clef.
           D
Tip: Think of the relative major of D minor. What is its key signature?
A semitone is the distance from one stair to the next
                    A tone is the distance from one stair to the next-but-one
 Sing some melodic minor scales, up and down. Then sing some harmonic minor scales, to compare the different kinds of minor scale.
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  What is the name of the seventh note in the scale of E melodic minor, ascending?
  What is the name of the note below E in the scale of E melodic minor, descending?
What is the interval between this note and the E above it?
   What is the interval between this note and the E above it?
   Compare the scale of A melodic minor going up with the scale of A major. One note is in A major but not in A minor. Which is it?
Where does this note come in the scale? Circle the correct answer.
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