Here we are going to learn how to think about, hear, see, feel, study, and practice Scales like a real musician!

  1. Why Study Scales?
  2. What is a Scale?
  3. Scale Structure: The Number System
  4. Scale Structure: The Solfege System
  5. Number System or Solfege?
  6. Solfege and the Notion of Keys
  7. Melodic Analysis: The Beauty of Solfege
  8. Scales: A Harmonic View
  9. Scales: A Non-Linear View

Scale Types: Theory & Ear Training

  1. Major
  2. Natural Minor / Melodic Minor / Harmonic Minor
  3. Mixolydian / Dorian
  4. Major PentatonicMinor Pentatonic
  5. Minor Blues / Major Blues
  6. Middle Eastern / Japanese
  7. Comparative Scale Study

Way to Know a Scale

  1. Introduction
  2. Reading Comprehension
  3. Keyboard Awareness
  4. Solfege Ear Training
  5. Performance
  6. Scales as Chords
  7. Scales as Modes

Melodic Analysis & Ear Training of Familiar Melodies using Solfege

  1. Are You Sleeping?
  2. Twinkle, Twinkle
  3. Old MacDonald
  4. Mary Had a Little Lamb
  5. Ode to Joy (Beethoven)
  6. Love Story
  7. Any Requests?

Solfege Ear Training

Online Multiple-Choice Teaching Quizzes

Handy References for Download