How to construct and play the bebop major scale

Name

This is the bebop major scale.

Intervals

How to construct the bebop major 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.

Major second

Has 2 semitones and spans 2 naturals.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Augmented fifth

Has 8 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Major sixth

Has 9 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Cheatsheet

Play the bebop major scale in any musical key

You can play the C bebop major scale with the following notes.

C   D   E   F   G   G#   A   B  

Sheet music of the C bebop major scale.

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

C bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the C bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the C# bebop major scale with the following notes.

C#   D#   E#   F#   G#   G##   A#   B#  

Sheet music of the C# bebop major scale.

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

C# bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the C# bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the Db bebop major scale with the following notes.

Db   Eb   F   Gb   Ab   A   Bb   C  

Sheet music of the Db bebop major scale.

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

Db bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the Db bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the D bebop major scale with the following notes.

D   E   F#   G   A   A#   B   C#  

Sheet music of the D bebop major scale.

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

D bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the D bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the D# bebop major scale with the following notes.

D#   E#   F##   G#   A#   A##   B#   C##  

Sheet music of the D# bebop major scale.

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

D# bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the D# bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the Eb bebop major scale with the following notes.

Eb   F   G   Ab   Bb   B   C   D  

Sheet music of the Eb bebop major scale.

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

Eb bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the Eb bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the E bebop major scale with the following notes.

E   F#   G#   A   B   B#   C#   D#  

Sheet music of the E bebop major scale.

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

E bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the E bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the F bebop major scale with the following notes.

F   G   A   Bb   C   C#   D   E  

Sheet music of the F bebop major scale.

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

F bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the F bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the F# bebop major scale with the following notes.

F#   G#   A#   B   C#   C##   D#   E#  

Sheet music of the F# bebop major scale.

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

F# bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the F# bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the Gb bebop major scale with the following notes.

Gb   Ab   Bb   Cb   Db   D   Eb   F  

Sheet music of the Gb bebop major scale.

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

Gb bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the Gb bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the G bebop major scale with the following notes.

G   A   B   C   D   D#   E   F#  

Sheet music of the G bebop major scale.

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

G bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the G bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the G# bebop major scale with the following notes.

G#   A#   B#   C#   D#   D##   E#   F##  

Sheet music of the G# bebop major scale.

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

G# bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the G# bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the Ab bebop major scale with the following notes.

Ab   Bb   C   Db   Eb   E   F   G  

Sheet music of the Ab bebop major scale.

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

Ab bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the Ab bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the A bebop major scale with the following notes.

A   B   C#   D   E   E#   F#   G#  

Sheet music of the A bebop major scale.

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

A bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the A bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the A# bebop major scale with the following notes.

A#   B#   C##   D#   E#   E##   F##   G##  

Sheet music of the A# bebop major scale.

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

A# bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the A# bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the Bb bebop major scale with the following notes.

Bb   C   D   Eb   F   F#   G   A  

Sheet music of the Bb bebop major scale.

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

Bb bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the Bb bebop major scale on the piano.

You can play the B bebop major scale with the following notes.

B   C#   D#   E   F#   F##   G#   A#  

Sheet music of the B bebop major scale.

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

B bebop major on the piano.

The notes of the B bebop major scale on the piano.