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I am referring to the practice of repeating the root or tonic of a scale when spelling (not playing) a scale. I recall being told to __ my scale but I cannot remember the word… at all.
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I'd probably call it completing or finishing or even resolving the scale. But I imagine the word you might have heard is tagging in the sense of touching base.
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