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CHAPTER II
The Major Pentatonic Scale
 
LESSON 7
The Major Pentatonic Scale and the movements around a Central Tone
 
Bb Blues. Listen and repeat musical phrases in the pauses. Main task of the 7th lesson learn the Major Pentatonic Scale, and six types of movements around a Central Tone, using the nearest scale steps. In all exercises of the 7th lesson used only steps of the Major Pentatonic Scale. The first exercise consists of the notes of the Lower Trichord indicated red. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
The second exercise consists of the notes of the Upper Trichord indicated blue. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale  F (D instruments in Eb; G instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
The third exercise brings together the Lower and Upper Trichords, forming the Major Pentatonic Scale within an octave. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
Exercise 4. Movements around a central tone of Major Pentatonic Scale, using the nearest scale steps in accordance with formula: Central Tone, step down, Central Tone. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
Exercise 5. Movements around a central tone of Major Pentatonic Scale, using the nearest scale steps in accordance with formula: Central Tone, step up, Central Tone. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
Exercise 6. Movements around a central tone of Major Pentatonic Scale, using the nearest scale steps in accordance with formula: Central Tone, step down, Central Tone, step up, Central Tone. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
Exercise 7. Movements around a central tone of Major Pentatonic Scale, using the nearest scale steps in accordance with formula: Central Tone, step up, Central Tone, step down, Central Tone. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
Exercise 8. Movements around a central tone of Major Pentatonic Scale, using the nearest scale steps in accordance with formula: Central Tone, step down, step up, Central Tone. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
Exercise 9. Movements around a central tone of Major Pentatonic Scale, using the nearest scale steps in accordance with formula: Central Tone, step up, step down, Central Tone. The exercise begins with the first step of the scale B-flat (G instruments in Eb; C instruments in Bb)
 
 
 
 
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