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How many whole note scales are there?
two whole tone scales
How many whole tone scales are there? Unlike many scales that centre around key signatures, there are actually only two whole tone scales. This is because each note is separated by the interval of one whole step. Unlike your standard major and minor scales, it contains no semitone intervals.
What are the scales on saxophone?
“What are the twelve major scales on saxophone?”
- Tranposing posts.
- Saxophone Scales – How to Play C Major Scale on Sax – SaxStation.
- Saxophone Scales – C# Major Scale – SaxStation.
- B Major Scale on Saxophone – SaxStation.
- Saxophone Scales – Ab Major Scale – SaxStation.
What are the notes for alto saxophone?
The range of the alto saxophone is from concert D♭3 (the D♭ below middle C—see Scientific pitch notation) to concert A♭5 (or A5 on altos with a high F♯ key). When necessary, a player can extend the instrument’s range to concert C3 by putting their knee or foot in the bell.
What are the 2 whole tone scales?
The Two Types of Whole Tone Scale
- C whole tone scale.
- Db whole tone scale.
Why are there only 2 whole tone scales?
Because of the way the whole tone scale is constructed, there are only two possible whole tone scales. The D, E, F#, Ab, and Bb whole tone scales are the same as the C whole tone scale. The Eb, F, G, A, and B whole tone scales are the same as the Db whole tone scale.
What major is a saxophone?
Tenor and soprano saxophones are in the key of B♭, just like clarinets. All three of these instruments produce a B♭ when playing a C on the score.
Why are there only two whole tone scales?
What are all the alto saxophone scales?
Alto Saxophone Major Scales Circle of Fifths (Sharps) C Major (Concert Eb) G Major (Concert Bb) D Major (Concert F) A Major (Concert C) E Major (Concert G) B Major (Concert D) F# Major (Concert A) C# Major (Concert E) ENHARMONICS: A# = Bb B# = C C# = Db D# = Eb E# = F F# = Gb G# = Ab
What scale is an alto saxophone?
Full range (from B♭ to F) chromatic scale. The range of the alto saxophone is from concert D♭ 3 (the D♭ below F—see Scientific pitch notation) to concert A♭ 5 (or A 5 on altos with a high F♯ key).
The range of the alto saxophone is from concert D♭ 3 (the D♭ below F—see Scientific pitch notation) to concert A♭ 5 (or A 5 on altos with a high F♯ key). As with most types of saxophone, the standard written range is B♭ 3 to F 6 (or F♯ 6).
What is an alto sax?
An alto saxophone is a wind instrument that falls into the family of woodwinds.