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A scale is a series of notes going either up or down in pitch. we can use them as a way of organising notes together according to pitch.

Musical notes are named after letters of the alphabet from A to G. When we reach G we start again from A. This means if we go up or down from one letter we will eventually reach that letter again.

To play a C Major scale we would play each note from C to the next C. 


The notes of a C Major Scale
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There are Several different types of scale the most common being Major and Harmonic Minor.  Other types of scales include:

Melodic Minors


Natural Scales

Whole Tone Scales

Chromatic scales.