Piano Major Scales. Major scales are the most important piano scales: firstly, because they are very common and, secondly, because they are fundamental to understand keys. If you hear someone mention that a piano sonata by the composer and pianist Franz Schubert is played in A Major, it means that it depends on the A Scale. D major scale, key signature, common chord progressions and piano key chord charts. Here’s a video showing chords in the key of D major on piano (keyboard): The relative minor of D major is B minor.

Although this xylophone was a little smaller than I expected, the quality of it more than makes up for any momentary disappointment I might have had. This is precision tuned and the pitch is spot on. It comes with two extra bars so that you can play in the keys of C, F and G which greatly expands what can be played on it. Beside the 12 natural minor scales, there are also 12 harmonic minor scales and 12 melodic minor scales. Sounds too much? Don't be overwhelmed! Let's take a look at each type of scales. C Major Scale We can form a major scale using a simple formula: whole, whole, half, whole, whole, whole, half *A half step is the closest key to any key.