A series of notes in ascending or descending order that presents the pitches of a key or mode, beginning and ending on the tonic of that key or mode. The degrees of a scale have specific names shown below and each of the unique 12 notes of the chromatic scale can be the tonic note of a scale.Degrees of a Scale1 - Tonic2 - Supertonic3 - Mediant4 - Subdominant5 - Dominant6 - Submediant - Superdominant7 - Leading Note - Subtonic <br><br>A series of tones within an octave which are used as the basis of musical composition.<br><br>A summary of the pitches in a piece of music arranged in order from the lowest to the highest