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Quiz! Who is E Minor's 'Major Cousin'?


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It's a bit of tricky forensics, but let's see if we can figure out the relationship between the E Minor scale, and its corresponding 'relative' Major scale.

Remember, both scales (the major, and its relative minor), will share the same notes as regards sharps and/or flats.

Remember also that to find the relative minor scale, you lay out the major scale, but then play a new scale that begins on tone number 6 of the major scale, and ends on tone number six, one octave higher.

That gives you your relative minor scale.

So...if the E minor scale starts on tone number 6 of a related major scale, can you figure out what that related major scale is?
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