How to construct and play the hirajoshi scale

Name

This is the hirajoshi scale.

Intervals

How to construct the hirajoshi 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.

Minor third

Has 3 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor sixth

Has 8 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the hirajoshi scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the hirajoshi scale in any musical key

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

C   D   Eb   G   Ab  

Sheet music of the C hirajoshi scale.

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

C hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the C hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

C#   D#   E   G#   A  

Sheet music of the C# hirajoshi scale.

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

C# hirajoshi on the piano.

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

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

Db   Eb   Fb   Ab   Bbb  

Sheet music of the Db hirajoshi scale.

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

Db hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the Db hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

D   E   F   A   Bb  

Sheet music of the D hirajoshi scale.

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

D hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the D hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

D#   E#   F#   A#   B  

Sheet music of the D# hirajoshi scale.

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

D# hirajoshi on the piano.

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

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

Eb   F   Gb   Bb   Cb  

Sheet music of the Eb hirajoshi scale.

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

Eb hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the Eb hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

E   F#   G   B   C  

Sheet music of the E hirajoshi scale.

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

E hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the E hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

F   G   Ab   C   Db  

Sheet music of the F hirajoshi scale.

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

F hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the F hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

F#   G#   A   C#   D  

Sheet music of the F# hirajoshi scale.

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

F# hirajoshi on the piano.

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

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

Gb   Ab   Bbb   Db   Ebb  

Sheet music of the Gb hirajoshi scale.

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

Gb hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the Gb hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

G   A   Bb   D   Eb  

Sheet music of the G hirajoshi scale.

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

G hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the G hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

G#   A#   B   D#   E  

Sheet music of the G# hirajoshi scale.

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

G# hirajoshi on the piano.

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

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

Ab   Bb   Cb   Eb   Fb  

Sheet music of the Ab hirajoshi scale.

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

Ab hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the Ab hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

A   B   C   E   F  

Sheet music of the A hirajoshi scale.

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

A hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the A hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

A#   B#   C#   E#   F#  

Sheet music of the A# hirajoshi scale.

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

A# hirajoshi on the piano.

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

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

Bb   C   Db   F   Gb  

Sheet music of the Bb hirajoshi scale.

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

Bb hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the Bb hirajoshi scale on the piano.

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

B   C#   D   F#   G  

Sheet music of the B hirajoshi scale.

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

B hirajoshi on the piano.

The notes of the B hirajoshi scale on the piano.