How to construct and play the iwato scale

Name

This is the iwato scale.

Intervals

How to construct the iwato 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.

Minor second

Has 1 semitones and spans 2 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Diminished fifth

Has 6 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the iwato scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the iwato scale in any musical key

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

C   Db   F   Gb   Bb  

Sheet music of the C iwato scale.

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

C iwato on the piano.

The notes of the C iwato scale on the piano.

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

C#   D   F#   G   B  

Sheet music of the C# iwato scale.

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

C# iwato on the piano.

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

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

Db   Ebb   Gb   Abb   Cb  

Sheet music of the Db iwato scale.

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

Db iwato on the piano.

The notes of the Db iwato scale on the piano.

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

D   Eb   G   Ab   C  

Sheet music of the D iwato scale.

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

D iwato on the piano.

The notes of the D iwato scale on the piano.

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

D#   E   G#   A   C#  

Sheet music of the D# iwato scale.

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

D# iwato on the piano.

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

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

Eb   Fb   Ab   Bbb   Db  

Sheet music of the Eb iwato scale.

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

Eb iwato on the piano.

The notes of the Eb iwato scale on the piano.

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

E   F   A   Bb   D  

Sheet music of the E iwato scale.

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

E iwato on the piano.

The notes of the E iwato scale on the piano.

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

F   Gb   Bb   Cb   Eb  

Sheet music of the F iwato scale.

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

F iwato on the piano.

The notes of the F iwato scale on the piano.

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

F#   G   B   C   E  

Sheet music of the F# iwato scale.

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

F# iwato on the piano.

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

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

Gb   Abb   Cb   Dbb   Fb  

Sheet music of the Gb iwato scale.

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

Gb iwato on the piano.

The notes of the Gb iwato scale on the piano.

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

G   Ab   C   Db   F  

Sheet music of the G iwato scale.

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

G iwato on the piano.

The notes of the G iwato scale on the piano.

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

G#   A   C#   D   F#  

Sheet music of the G# iwato scale.

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

G# iwato on the piano.

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

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

Ab   Bbb   Db   Ebb   Gb  

Sheet music of the Ab iwato scale.

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

Ab iwato on the piano.

The notes of the Ab iwato scale on the piano.

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

A   Bb   D   Eb   G  

Sheet music of the A iwato scale.

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

A iwato on the piano.

The notes of the A iwato scale on the piano.

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

A#   B   D#   E   G#  

Sheet music of the A# iwato scale.

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

A# iwato on the piano.

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

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

Bb   Cb   Eb   Fb   Ab  

Sheet music of the Bb iwato scale.

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

Bb iwato on the piano.

The notes of the Bb iwato scale on the piano.

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

B   C   E   F   A  

Sheet music of the B iwato scale.

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

B iwato on the piano.

The notes of the B iwato scale on the piano.