natural minor scale

noun

Definition of natural minor scale

: 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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“Natural minor scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/natural%20minor%20scale. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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