minor scale

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Synonyms for minor scale

a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 2nd and 3rd and 5th and 6th

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Intended for the beginning pianist, the book presents fingerings for major and harmonic minor scales.
Some of these gems include: no three-note arpeggio combines fingers 3 and 4, charts of scales and arpeggios that use the same fingering (1 octave), the "as a rule" boxes, hints about the last added accidentals in major key signatures, a comparison of the whole- and half-step relationships of the major, natural minor, and harmonic minor scales, arpeggios in the left hand whose first two notes are white are played with 5-4-2-1, and her summary statements about economy of motion.