To find out about the relative minor of a major key, you can go to the sixth degree of the major key. For example:
The following are the relative minors of 14 major keys:
* Do you know some keys have different letters but are the same notes? Gb major is the same as F# major. Cb major is the same as B major. They're called enharmonic notes.
All of the relative minor keys are called natural minor keys.
Natural Minor, Harmonic Minor and Melodic Minor
2. Melodic Minor The melodic minor scale is different ascending and descending. Ascending, the 6th and 7th degrees of the natural minor scale are raised 1/2 step; descending, the natural form of the minor is used. (Both accidentals are cancelled).
Table 1: Comparison among C major, "A" natural minor, "A" harmonic minor and A melodic minor scales.
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