How to construct and play the locrian pentatonic scale

Name

This is the locrian pentatonic scale.

Alternative name

Use minor seven flat five pentatonic instead of locrian pentatonic

Intervals

How to construct the locrian pentatonic 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 third

Has 3 semitones and spans 3 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 locrian pentatonic scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the locrian pentatonic scale in any musical key

You can play the C locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

C   Eb   F   Gb   Bb  

Sheet music of the C locrian pentatonic scale.

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C locrian pentatonic on the piano.

The notes of the C locrian pentatonic scale on the piano.

You can play the C# locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

C#   E   F#   G   B  

Sheet music of the C# locrian pentatonic scale.

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C# locrian pentatonic on the piano.

The notes of the C# locrian pentatonic scale on the piano.

You can play the Db locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

Db   Fb   Gb   Abb   Cb  

Sheet music of the Db locrian pentatonic scale.

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Db locrian pentatonic on the piano.

The notes of the Db locrian pentatonic scale on the piano.

You can play the D locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

D   F   G   Ab   C  

Sheet music of the D locrian pentatonic scale.

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D locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the D# locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

D#   F#   G#   A   C#  

Sheet music of the D# locrian pentatonic scale.

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D# locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the Eb locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

Eb   Gb   Ab   Bbb   Db  

Sheet music of the Eb locrian pentatonic scale.

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

Eb locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the E locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

E   G   A   Bb   D  

Sheet music of the E locrian pentatonic scale.

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

E locrian pentatonic on the piano.

The notes of the E locrian pentatonic scale on the piano.

You can play the F locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

F   Ab   Bb   Cb   Eb  

Sheet music of the F locrian pentatonic scale.

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F locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the F# locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

F#   A   B   C   E  

Sheet music of the F# locrian pentatonic scale.

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

F# locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the Gb locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

Gb   Bbb   Cb   Dbb   Fb  

Sheet music of the Gb locrian pentatonic scale.

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Gb locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the G locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

G   Bb   C   Db   F  

Sheet music of the G locrian pentatonic scale.

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G locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the G# locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

G#   B   C#   D   F#  

Sheet music of the G# locrian pentatonic scale.

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

G# locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the Ab locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

Ab   Cb   Db   Ebb   Gb  

Sheet music of the Ab locrian pentatonic scale.

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Ab locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the A locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

A   C   D   Eb   G  

Sheet music of the A locrian pentatonic scale.

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A locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the A# locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

A#   C#   D#   E   G#  

Sheet music of the A# locrian pentatonic scale.

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

A# locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the Bb locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

Bb   Db   Eb   Fb   Ab  

Sheet music of the Bb locrian pentatonic scale.

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Bb locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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You can play the B locrian pentatonic scale with the following notes.

B   D   E   F   A  

Sheet music of the B locrian pentatonic scale.

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B locrian pentatonic on the piano.

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