will find links to over 40 different ear training scales tests.
of these ear training tests contains 10 questions and at the end
of each test you will be given a mark and a percentage. Feel free
to repeat each of the tests as many times as you wish.
this beginner section, you will be tested on four different scales
- major scale, natural minor scale, major pentatonic scale and
minor pentatonic scale.
The questions are selected at random and can be in any key.
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major and minor scales are fairly easy to distinguish. Major has a
'happier' feel than minor. This is due to the flattened 3rd note in
the minor scale.
The major pentatonic scale has an 'oriental' feel to it and it uses the notes
- 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8(1). i.e. it is similar to a major scale but without the
4th and 7th notes. It can also be recognised as the opening to the songs -
'My girl' and 'Someone to watch over me'.
The minor pentatonic scale uses the notes - 1, b3, 4, 5, b7, 8(1). i.e. it
is similar to a natural minor scale but without the 2nd and 6th notes. The
scale descending sounds like the last line of 'What shall we do with the drunken