The Chromatic Scale

If we include sharps and flats, there are a total of twelve notes we can produce in music before hitting the same note we started at, an octave higher. For example, if we started at A we would produce the following notes: This progression of notes is called a Chromatic scale. Note: There are no sharps or flats between the notes B & C and E & F Also note that the sharps and … Read More


When we play a run of single notes in succession, we are producing a Melody, or melodic line. Depending on the order of the notes, and what notes we play, we can make a melody sound happy (major), sad (minor), strong, emotional, cheerful etc. A pattern of notes played at set intervals apart is referred to as a Scale. There are many … Read More