melodic minor scale

noun

Definition of melodic minor scale

: a minor scale with the ascending intervals between the scale tones consisting of whole steps except those between two and three and seven and eight and with the descending intervals corresponding to the pattern of the natural minor scale with half steps between six and five and three and two

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“Melodic minor scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melodic%20minor%20scale. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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