How to construct and play the leading whole tone scale

Name

This is the leading whole tone scale.

Intervals

How to construct the leading whole tone 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.

Augmented fourth

Has 6 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Augmented fifth

Has 8 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the leading whole tone scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the leading whole tone scale in any musical key

You can play the C leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

C   D   E   F#   G#   Bb   B  

Sheet music of the C leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the C leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

C leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the C leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the C# leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

C#   D#   E#   F##   G##   B   B#  

Sheet music of the C# leading whole tone scale.

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C# leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the C# leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the Db leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

Db   Eb   F   G   A   Cb   C  

Sheet music of the Db leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the Db leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

Db leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the Db leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the D leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

D   E   F#   G#   A#   C   C#  

Sheet music of the D leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the D leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

D leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the D leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the D# leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

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

Sheet music of the D# leading whole tone scale.

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D# leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the D# leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the Eb leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

Eb   F   G   A   B   Db   D  

Sheet music of the Eb leading whole tone scale.

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Eb leading whole tone on the piano.

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You can play the E leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

E   F#   G#   A#   B#   D   D#  

Sheet music of the E leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the E leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

E leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the E leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the F leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

F   G   A   B   C#   Eb   E  

Sheet music of the F leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the F leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

F leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the F leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the F# leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

F#   G#   A#   B#   C##   E   E#  

Sheet music of the F# leading whole tone scale.

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F# leading whole tone on the piano.

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You can play the Gb leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

Gb   Ab   Bb   C   D   Fb   F  

Sheet music of the Gb leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the Gb leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

Gb leading whole tone on the piano.

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You can play the G leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

G   A   B   C#   D#   F   F#  

Sheet music of the G leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the G leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

G leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the G leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the G# leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

G#   A#   B#   C##   D##   F#   F##  

Sheet music of the G# leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the G# leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

G# leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the G# leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the Ab leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

Ab   Bb   C   D   E   Gb   G  

Sheet music of the Ab leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the Ab leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

Ab leading whole tone on the piano.

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You can play the A leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

A   B   C#   D#   E#   G   G#  

Sheet music of the A leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the A leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

A leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the A leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the A# leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

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

Sheet music of the A# leading whole tone scale.

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A# leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the A# leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the Bb leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

Bb   C   D   E   F#   Ab   A  

Sheet music of the Bb leading whole tone scale.

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Bb leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the Bb leading whole tone scale on the piano.

You can play the B leading whole tone scale with the following notes.

B   C#   D#   E#   F##   A   A#  

Sheet music of the B leading whole tone scale.

The notes of the B leading whole tone scale written down in sheet music.

B leading whole tone on the piano.

The notes of the B leading whole tone scale on the piano.