Genus tertium Scale on the Piano

The Genus tertium scale belongs to the group of Latin scales because of the geographical location where it was born and its typical sound. If you are looking forward to improvise Latin music, then the Genus tertium scale can be an excellent choice.

The Genus tertium 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 Genus tertium is usually used for improvising ethnic music and can be a great addition for your blues piano licks.

Learn everything about the Genus tertium Scale:

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

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