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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Apart from the obvious difficulty that the supposed ascending melodic minor scale on A flat is used within a line that descends overall, it is questionable whether pitch-class priority can be assigned to A flat.
II and the ascending melodic minor of A flat have in common.