"Scales and Arpeggios" is a song feature in Disney's The Aristocats. It's sung by Duchess and her kittens. This song was included on the VHS Disney Sing Along Songs: Fun with Music (as well as 101 Notes of Fun) then it was reused in Disney Sing Along Songs: Collection of All Time Favorites: The Magic Years. It was a music video in Sing a Song with Tigger.

Scales and Arpeggios

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Do mi so do do so mi do

Every truly cultured music student knows

You must learn your scales and your arpeggios

Bring the music ringing from your chest

And not your nose

While you sing your scales and your arpeggios


If you're faithful to your daily practicing

You will find your progress is encouraging

Do mi so mi do me so mi fa la so it goes

When you do your scales and your arpeggios


Do mi so do... 

(She notices Berlioz is playing the notes fast)

Marie and Duchess:

Do mi so do do so mi do (Repeat)

Though at first it seems as though it doesn't show

Like a tree ability will bloom and grow

Marie, Duchess and Toulouse

If you're smart you'll learn by heart what every artist knows

Marie and Duchess

You must sing your scales

Marie, Duchess and Toulouse

And your arpeggios

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