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harmonic minor scale

noun, Music.
minor scale (def 1).
Origin of harmonic minor scale
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It is based, though not exclusively, on a peculiar scale, the harmonic minor scale with an augmented fourth.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for harmonic minor scale

harmonic minor scale

(music) a minor scale modified from the state of being natural by the sharpening of the seventh degree Compare minor, melodic minor scale
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