natural minor scale


Definition of natural minor scale

  1. :  a minor scale with the diatonic intervals being whole steps except those half-steps between 2–3 and 5–6 and corresponding in pattern to the Aeolian church mode — compare harmonic minor scale, melodic minor scale

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