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#1043930 - 11/15/04 08:10 PM Sigma Step
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Please tell me what a "Sigma" step is, relative to the whole and half steps when building a scale. Thank you.
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#1043931 - 11/15/04 08:45 PM Re: Sigma Step
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Following up on my preceding post questioning what a Sigma Step is I forgot I should verify if I have the right steps for forming a scale!

MAJOR SCALE
C D E F G A B C
W W H W W W H

MINOR SCALE
A B C D E F G A
W H W W H W W

Thank you.
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#1043932 - 11/15/04 10:19 PM Re: Sigma Step
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That's how you call to the step connecting two tetrachords.
And yup, your structures are correct.
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#1043933 - 11/16/04 05:21 PM Re: Sigma Step
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Thank you. Can you tell me relative to the Major Scale I posted above which step is it, or is it an additional step?

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#1043934 - 11/16/04 06:00 PM Re: Sigma Step
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The C-major scale that you posted above is composed of two tetrachords. (C-D-E-F & G-A-B-C). So if the "Sigma" step is the step between them, then it would be F-G.

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#1043935 - 11/16/04 09:44 PM Re: Sigma Step
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That's it, Bob. \:\)
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