scales, modes, synthetic scales, symmetric scales, scale construction, melodic minor, harmonic minor, pentatonic

Symmetric Scales

     A symmetrical scale is basically one that results from the equal division of an octave. I will only be approaching the most common but there are many other ways to divide the octave. This symmetry is also usually present even… Read More »Symmetric Scales


     In music, an interval is the relative distance between two notes that can be measured in tones or steps and, in the equal temperament system that uses twelve notes, the smallest measurable unit is a half-step or a half-tone. The… Read More »Intervals