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  • That's called a scale.

  • Which scale?

  • Pick in the options below.

  • Did you get it?

  • The correct answer was...

  • G...

  • Wait till the end of the video, we'll tell you.

  • Oh my god.

  • Anyway, today we are talking about scales.

  • We're going to be ranking

  • all your traditional western tonality scales.

  • And then, we also have a few for the more...

  • Tonally and harmonically enhanced...

  • Intellectuals.

  • If you're not practicing scales,

  • what are you even practicing?

  • Oh, but I just wanna play my pieces over and over again.

  • And that's why you can never play in tune.

  • And that's why you suck.

  • - Just kidding. - Just kidding.

  • I mean, not kidding, but just kidding.

  • All right, let's go.

  • C major.

  • Wow!

  • C!

  • Haha!

  • I think it goes like S or A

  • because it's such a good key signature to everyone.

  • No sharps, no flats.

  • It's a little bit vanilla.

  • Oh, I want vanilla ice cream...

  • It's lacking a bit of...

  • You know, spicy accidentals.

  • But who doesn't like sightreading in C major?

  • - Yeah. - You know, I think most composers don't like

  • writing symphonies in C major because it's a bit basic.

  • But then, Sibelius came along with Sibelius 7.

  • Bach's Sonata's also in C major.

  • - Yeah. - Check it out.

  • - It's the hardest fugue out of the three, I reckon. - All right. It is. It's pretty hard.

  • C minor, oh...

  • Beethoven's favorite drama key.

  • I'm feeling B or A.

  • I reckon B cause I'm not the biggest fan of it.

  • - But it's - Yeah. - It's not that fun to just play on the violin.

  • C# major.

  • Dude, why isn't it D♭ major?

  • Yeah, it sounds horrible.

  • See, I reckon C# major is F.

  • But D♭ would be like that.

  • - But since it is C# major. - It's C#, it's going to an F.

  • I don't know any instruments that will like C# major.

  • - Everyone hates it. - Yeah.

  • C# minor.

  • Um...

  • Oh, slipped to E, my bad.

  • - C# minor. - Ooh...

  • Okay, fine, D.

  • D major, ooh, that's a...

  • - That's a *******... - S.

  • Don't ask questions, it's just how it is.

  • If you don't know what it is, do some research.

  • Just accept it.

  • D major, S tier, let's go.

  • D minor is pretty good too.

  • - D minor is also pretty good. - All right, S tier.

  • Every best violin concerto, D major, D minor, like, it's...

  • Oh, come on.

  • Everyone likes D major.

  • - It's just a glorious key. - It's just a...

  • Glorious, happy, great key to play.

  • Thank you D major for being here.

  • E♭ major...

  • - E. - Oh, yeah, that's good. I agree.

  • Ah, actually, nah...

  • There's a lot of pieces in E♭, but I don't like them.

  • Yeah.

  • Nah.

  • E♭ is better or worse than C#?

  • They're about the same.

  • All right.

  • D.

  • E♭ minor?

  • Yeah.

  • E major? Ooh...

  • - Yeah. Ooh... Like a B? - Not bad, not bad.

  • - I reckon like a B? - Yeah.

  • It's bright, it's like...

  • Yeah, yeah, yeah. The um...

  • It's not as pleasant to play as D major.

  • - E minor. - E minor, ooo....

  • Mendelssohn violin concerto.

  • I think A will be...

  • All right, A.

  • Nothing's in C, have you noticed?

  • Well, F is in C then.

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah, it's pretty like...

  • - Eh. - Eh.

  • F minor.

  • It sounds horrible.

  • F, I don't like it.

  • Well, F minor or E♭ minor?

  • Uh, they're both cr...

  • I think F minor E.

  • Wait, what?

  • F minor on E.

  • - Ohh E, okay, yeah. - E♭ minor.

  • F# major, urgh.

  • - Dude. - It should be G♭ major.

  • All right, it's an F.

  • F# minor.

  • I don't think anyone likes F at this point.

  • - E? Yeah. - Yeah, I think so.

  • Not a big fan.

  • G major.

  • - Oooh, yeah. - Ooh, that's pretty top tier.

  • - A or S. - S or A.

  • I would say S.

  • Yeah, yeah.

  • - Let's go! Yeah. - That chord is just, bom!

  • G minor? Ooo, yeah.

  • Yeah, A. A or S.

  • Oh, the Bach beginning...

  • G minor, bro.

  • All right, S, let's go.

  • A♭, I don't mind A♭.

  • I'd give it a C or B.

  • It's a bit like F to me.

  • It's just there.

  • Yeah.

  • A♭ minor, uh.

  • Dude, that sounds horrible.

  • It should be G# minor.

  • - F. - Oh, well. F.

  • A major, ooh...

  • S.

  • - Yeah... - That's good.

  • A minor, ooh...

  • I will say A.

  • I quite like A minor.

  • Yeah, okay, fine, S.

  • I would actually bring A major down here.

  • I'm cool with that.

  • A for A.

  • B♭ major, I think it's a B?

  • - I think it's a B as well. - Yeah.

  • It's sometimes cool.

  • Hey, Bb...

  • Tea, bubble tea -

  • B♭ minor, argh.

  • - D. - Yeah, D.

  • B♭ major!

  • - What? Oh, B major. - B major.

  • Nah, it's a bit... C.

  • - C, D, C. It's a bit meh. - Yeah, I was thinking C.

  • What's in B minor?

  • Yeah.

  • - It's so awkward even just playing that. - I remember playing that with all the half positions.

  • I would say D.

  • - D! - Yeah, done!

  • Chromatic, oh...

  • Yeah, yeah, yeah.

  • Sacrilegious.

  • I say D.

  • Yeah, not a big fan of chromatic.

  • Whole tone.

  • - Uh... - Uh...

  • For those of you that don't know,

  • whole tone means everything's a tone.

  • - Debussy used it a lot. - A bit sci-fi-y.

  • It's very um...

  • Like, hazy, kind of like,

  • - where's the tonal center? - Dreamy.

  • - Kind of like, you don't know where it's going, right? - Yeah.

  • I like it though.

  • De-B-ssy.

  • - Debussy, yeah. - B.

  • Dude, I love pentatonic, so I'm just gonna put it up there.

  • Okay, done.

  • Yeah.

  • - It's all pentatonic, that's where the uh... - Yeah.

  • Traditional Asian...

  • At least Chinese, I don't know about other Asian...

  • Ionian mode.

  • What's that again?

  • I lost my theory.

  • I think Ionian is the...

  • Yeah, Ionian is just the typical major scale.

  • - Oh. - So...

  • Well, how much do I like major scales?

  • - Yeah. It's pretty good. I like A. - It's pretty superior. A.

  • Dorian is...

  • Uh... Yeah, it's...

  • It's all right.

  • I like it. It's kind of funky.

  • B.

  • Phrygian.

  • Ah, put it C.

  • I'm not a big fan of it.

  • I love Lydian.

  • - What's that um... - It's like...

  • Yeah, that's epic, yeah.

  • Yeah, all right.

  • Lydian is like on A scale or S scale, it's pretty good.

  • Mixolydian.

  • Uh.

  • - Eh, whatever. Yeah. - C, for me.

  • Aeolian.

  • Aeolian, I believe, is just the minor scale.

  • Oh, dude, that's...

  • It's a natural minor scale.

  • Then, that means it's like A or S.

  • - A. - A. Nice!

  • Locrian.

  • Ooo.

  • F.

  • Imagine composing a piece that goes...

  • *Cough*

  • *Cough* Oh my god.

  • Not a big fan of Locrian.

  • Dude, it just sounds like

  • you don't know what key you want to go to.

  • It's full of the um...

  • Tritone too.

  • Which is like the devil's interval,

  • - back in the medieval days. - Tritone...

  • So you'd probably get like...

  • Hunted down for playing Locrian mode.

  • Locrian mode will stay in F.

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