How to construct and play the locrian scale

Name

This is the locrian scale.

Intervals

How to construct the locrian 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.

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 sixth

Has 8 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the locrian scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the locrian scale in any musical key

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

C   Db   Eb   F   Gb   Ab   Bb  

Sheet music of the C locrian scale.

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

C locrian on the piano.

The notes of the C locrian scale on the piano.

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

C#   D   E   F#   G   A   B  

Sheet music of the C# locrian scale.

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

C# locrian on the piano.

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

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

Db   Ebb   Fb   Gb   Abb   Bbb   Cb  

Sheet music of the Db locrian scale.

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

Db locrian on the piano.

The notes of the Db locrian scale on the piano.

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

D   Eb   F   G   Ab   Bb   C  

Sheet music of the D locrian scale.

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

D locrian on the piano.

The notes of the D locrian scale on the piano.

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

D#   E   F#   G#   A   B   C#  

Sheet music of the D# locrian scale.

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

D# locrian on the piano.

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

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

Eb   Fb   Gb   Ab   Bbb   Cb   Db  

Sheet music of the Eb locrian scale.

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

Eb locrian on the piano.

The notes of the Eb locrian scale on the piano.

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

E   F   G   A   Bb   C   D  

Sheet music of the E locrian scale.

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

E locrian on the piano.

The notes of the E locrian scale on the piano.

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

F   Gb   Ab   Bb   Cb   Db   Eb  

Sheet music of the F locrian scale.

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

F locrian on the piano.

The notes of the F locrian scale on the piano.

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

F#   G   A   B   C   D   E  

Sheet music of the F# locrian scale.

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

F# locrian on the piano.

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

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

Gb   Abb   Bbb   Cb   Dbb   Ebb   Fb  

Sheet music of the Gb locrian scale.

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

Gb locrian on the piano.

The notes of the Gb locrian scale on the piano.

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

G   Ab   Bb   C   Db   Eb   F  

Sheet music of the G locrian scale.

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

G locrian on the piano.

The notes of the G locrian scale on the piano.

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

G#   A   B   C#   D   E   F#  

Sheet music of the G# locrian scale.

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

G# locrian on the piano.

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

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

Ab   Bbb   Cb   Db   Ebb   Fb   Gb  

Sheet music of the Ab locrian scale.

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

Ab locrian on the piano.

The notes of the Ab locrian scale on the piano.

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

A   Bb   C   D   Eb   F   G  

Sheet music of the A locrian scale.

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

A locrian on the piano.

The notes of the A locrian scale on the piano.

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

A#   B   C#   D#   E   F#   G#  

Sheet music of the A# locrian scale.

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

A# locrian on the piano.

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

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

Bb   Cb   Db   Eb   Fb   Gb   Ab  

Sheet music of the Bb locrian scale.

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

Bb locrian on the piano.

The notes of the Bb locrian scale on the piano.

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

B   C   D   E   F   G   A  

Sheet music of the B locrian scale.

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

B locrian on the piano.

The notes of the B locrian scale on the piano.