How to construct and play the augmented scale

Name

This is the augmented scale.

Intervals

How to construct the augmented scale?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this scale. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this scale from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Augmented second

Has 3 semitones and spans 2 naturals.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Augmented fifth

Has 8 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the augmented scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the augmented scale in any musical key

You can play the C augmented scale with the following notes.

C   D#   E   G   G#   B  

Sheet music of the C augmented scale.

The notes of the C augmented scale written down in sheet music.

C augmented on the piano.

The notes of the C augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the C# augmented scale with the following notes.

C#   D##   E#   G#   G##   B#  

Sheet music of the C# augmented scale.

The notes of the C# augmented scale written down in sheet music.

C# augmented on the piano.

The notes of the C# augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Db augmented scale with the following notes.

Db   E   F   Ab   A   C  

Sheet music of the Db augmented scale.

The notes of the Db augmented scale written down in sheet music.

Db augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Db augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the D augmented scale with the following notes.

D   E#   F#   A   A#   C#  

Sheet music of the D augmented scale.

The notes of the D augmented scale written down in sheet music.

D augmented on the piano.

The notes of the D augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the D# augmented scale with the following notes.

D#   E##   F##   A#   A##   C##  

Sheet music of the D# augmented scale.

The notes of the D# augmented scale written down in sheet music.

D# augmented on the piano.

The notes of the D# augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Eb augmented scale with the following notes.

Eb   F#   G   Bb   B   D  

Sheet music of the Eb augmented scale.

The notes of the Eb augmented scale written down in sheet music.

Eb augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Eb augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the E augmented scale with the following notes.

E   F##   G#   B   B#   D#  

Sheet music of the E augmented scale.

The notes of the E augmented scale written down in sheet music.

E augmented on the piano.

The notes of the E augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the F augmented scale with the following notes.

F   G#   A   C   C#   E  

Sheet music of the F augmented scale.

The notes of the F augmented scale written down in sheet music.

F augmented on the piano.

The notes of the F augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the F# augmented scale with the following notes.

F#   G##   A#   C#   C##   E#  

Sheet music of the F# augmented scale.

The notes of the F# augmented scale written down in sheet music.

F# augmented on the piano.

The notes of the F# augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Gb augmented scale with the following notes.

Gb   A   Bb   Db   D   F  

Sheet music of the Gb augmented scale.

The notes of the Gb augmented scale written down in sheet music.

Gb augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Gb augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the G augmented scale with the following notes.

G   A#   B   D   D#   F#  

Sheet music of the G augmented scale.

The notes of the G augmented scale written down in sheet music.

G augmented on the piano.

The notes of the G augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the G# augmented scale with the following notes.

G#   A##   B#   D#   D##   F##  

Sheet music of the G# augmented scale.

The notes of the G# augmented scale written down in sheet music.

G# augmented on the piano.

The notes of the G# augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Ab augmented scale with the following notes.

Ab   B   C   Eb   E   G  

Sheet music of the Ab augmented scale.

The notes of the Ab augmented scale written down in sheet music.

Ab augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Ab augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the A augmented scale with the following notes.

A   B#   C#   E   E#   G#  

Sheet music of the A augmented scale.

The notes of the A augmented scale written down in sheet music.

A augmented on the piano.

The notes of the A augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the A# augmented scale with the following notes.

A#   B##   C##   E#   E##   G##  

Sheet music of the A# augmented scale.

The notes of the A# augmented scale written down in sheet music.

A# augmented on the piano.

The notes of the A# augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Bb augmented scale with the following notes.

Bb   C#   D   F   F#   A  

Sheet music of the Bb augmented scale.

The notes of the Bb augmented scale written down in sheet music.

Bb augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Bb augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the B augmented scale with the following notes.

B   C##   D#   F#   F##   A#  

Sheet music of the B augmented scale.

The notes of the B augmented scale written down in sheet music.

B augmented on the piano.

The notes of the B augmented scale on the piano.