the second most common scale in Western music, it is the equivalent of kharaharapriyaa raaga. It corresponds to the major scale by shift of sa downwards by 2 notes (4 swarastaanas, sa to d2), or a minor third. It is also called the Aeolian mode of the major scale
The scale in which the third and sixth degrees are the lower of two options. The melodic minor scale raises the sixth and seventh degrees in ascending passages and lowers them in descending passages.
scale built as follows: whole step, half step, two whole steps, half step, two whole steps
a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 2nd and 3rd and 5th and 6th
a scale which outlines a minor chord
A scale built on the sequence of an ascending pattern of whole step, half step, whole, whole, half, whole, whole.
a scale built on a formula of an ascending pattern of a whole step, a half-step, two whole steps, a half-step, and two whole steps
A collection of seven different pitches ordered in a specific pattern of whole and half steps, as shown below: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8
a scale containing whole steps and half steps; the two forms of the minor scale are: 1. melodic 2. harmonic.
A scale with minor and perfect intervals.
A collection of seven different pitches ordered in a specific pattern of whole and half steps, as shown below: whole half whole whole whole half whole
A minor scale in musical theory is a diatonic scale whose third scale degree is an interval of a minor third above the tonic. While some definitions of minor scale encompass modes with the minor third, such as Dorian mode, most musicians use the term to refer to the natural minor, harmonic minor, and melodic minor scales described below. Also, compare major and minor.