Scale ear training is about:
- Recognising the type of scale being used.
For example: major, harmonic minor, various modes (Dorian, Phrygian, etc.)
- Recognising which degree of the scale each note is.
For example: root, the third, the seventh, etc.
The first scale skill is useful for have a clear overall awareness of the musical context of a certain piece or song, which strongly influences which notes and chords you’ll play. ItR