How to construct and play the major augmented scale

Name

This is the major augmented scale.

Alternative name

Use major #5 instead of major augmented

Use ionian augmented instead of major augmented

Use ionian #5 instead of major augmented

Intervals

How to construct the major augmented 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.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Augmented fifth

Has 8 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Major sixth

Has 9 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the major augmented scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the major augmented scale in any musical key

You can play the C major augmented scale with the following notes.

C   D   E   F   G#   A   B  

Sheet music of the C major augmented scale.

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

C major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the C major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the C# major augmented scale with the following notes.

C#   D#   E#   F#   G##   A#   B#  

Sheet music of the C# major augmented scale.

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

C# major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the C# major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Db major augmented scale with the following notes.

Db   Eb   F   Gb   A   Bb   C  

Sheet music of the Db major augmented scale.

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

Db major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Db major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the D major augmented scale with the following notes.

D   E   F#   G   A#   B   C#  

Sheet music of the D major augmented scale.

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

D major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the D major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the D# major augmented scale with the following notes.

D#   E#   F##   G#   A##   B#   C##  

Sheet music of the D# major augmented scale.

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

D# major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the D# major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Eb major augmented scale with the following notes.

Eb   F   G   Ab   B   C   D  

Sheet music of the Eb major augmented scale.

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

Eb major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Eb major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the E major augmented scale with the following notes.

E   F#   G#   A   B#   C#   D#  

Sheet music of the E major augmented scale.

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

E major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the E major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the F major augmented scale with the following notes.

F   G   A   Bb   C#   D   E  

Sheet music of the F major augmented scale.

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

F major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the F major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the F# major augmented scale with the following notes.

F#   G#   A#   B   C##   D#   E#  

Sheet music of the F# major augmented scale.

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

F# major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the F# major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Gb major augmented scale with the following notes.

Gb   Ab   Bb   Cb   D   Eb   F  

Sheet music of the Gb major augmented scale.

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

Gb major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Gb major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the G major augmented scale with the following notes.

G   A   B   C   D#   E   F#  

Sheet music of the G major augmented scale.

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

G major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the G major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the G# major augmented scale with the following notes.

G#   A#   B#   C#   D##   E#   F##  

Sheet music of the G# major augmented scale.

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

G# major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the G# major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Ab major augmented scale with the following notes.

Ab   Bb   C   Db   E   F   G  

Sheet music of the Ab major augmented scale.

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

Ab major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Ab major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the A major augmented scale with the following notes.

A   B   C#   D   E#   F#   G#  

Sheet music of the A major augmented scale.

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

A major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the A major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the A# major augmented scale with the following notes.

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

Sheet music of the A# major augmented scale.

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

A# major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the A# major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the Bb major augmented scale with the following notes.

Bb   C   D   Eb   F#   G   A  

Sheet music of the Bb major augmented scale.

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

Bb major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the Bb major augmented scale on the piano.

You can play the B major augmented scale with the following notes.

B   C#   D#   E   F##   G#   A#  

Sheet music of the B major augmented scale.

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

B major augmented on the piano.

The notes of the B major augmented scale on the piano.