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Six Essential Scales - Ionian/Major Chords
The Ionian/Major scale is one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know. Here are the chords for all 15 Ionian/Major scales.
From the Ionian/Major scale all other diatonic and pentatonic scales can be derived.
The Ionian/Major scale formula is:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8.
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