Chromatic (harmonic) ascending Scale on the Piano

The Chromatic (harmonic) ascending scale contains both a major and minor third, making it a 'dual' scale. This means that the scale can be used to both create melancholic or cheerful music depending on which notes you use. The Chromatic (harmonic) ascending is usually used for improvising ethnic music and can be a great addition for your blues piano licks.

Learn everything about the Chromatic (harmonic) ascending Scale:

  • How to play the Chromatic (harmonic) ascending Scale on the piano with proper fingering.
  • How to improvise and compose your own music with the Chromatic (harmonic) ascending scale.
  • How to harmonize this scale and in what music styles it can be used.

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