Major scale do to soh

The first five notes of the major scale constitute the most important group of notes in western music.

This lesson module describes:

  • How to create a most basic melody
  • How to play bar 4 of the scale sequence: C major scale do-sol (C - D - E - F - G)
  • The most important melodic cadences are the tonic to dominant (imperfect) and the dominant to tonic (perfect)
  • Listening for the inevitable progression of tones, which are the basis of melody
  • Melodic progression (tonic to dominant), (dominant to tonic)