Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

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Minor

A kind of scale (like the major scale). There are many ways it is different from a major scale. One main difference is that the third note of a minor scale is always a half step lower than the third note of a major scale.

Category: Notes and sheet music




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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Minor

A kind of scale (like the major scale). There are many ways it is different from a major scale. One main difference is that the third note of a minor scale is always a half step lower than the third note of a major scale.

Category: Notes and sheet music




Pronunciation:

Example:

 

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