How to construct and play the messiaen's mode #4 scale

Name

This is the messiaen's mode #4 scale.

Intervals

How to construct the messiaen's mode #4 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.

Major second

Has 2 semitones and spans 2 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Augmented fourth

Has 6 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor sixth

Has 8 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the messiaen's mode #4 scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the messiaen's mode #4 scale in any musical key

You can play the C messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

C   Db   D   F   F#   G   Ab   B  

Sheet music of the C messiaen's mode #4 scale.

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C messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the C# messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

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

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C# messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the Db messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

Db   Ebb   Eb   Gb   G   Ab   Bbb   C  

Sheet music of the Db messiaen's mode #4 scale.

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Db messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the D messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

D   Eb   E   G   G#   A   Bb   C#  

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D messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the D# messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

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

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You can play the Eb messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

Eb   Fb   F   Ab   A   Bb   Cb   D  

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You can play the E messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

E   F   F#   A   A#   B   C   D#  

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E messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the F messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

F   Gb   G   Bb   B   C   Db   E  

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F messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the F# messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

F#   G   G#   B   B#   C#   D   E#  

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You can play the Gb messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

Gb   Abb   Ab   Cb   C   Db   Ebb   F  

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You can play the G messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

G   Ab   A   C   C#   D   Eb   F#  

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G messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the G# messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

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

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You can play the Ab messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

Ab   Bbb   Bb   Db   D   Eb   Fb   G  

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Ab messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the A messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

A   Bb   B   D   D#   E   F   G#  

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A messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the A# messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

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

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A# messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the Bb messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

Bb   Cb   C   Eb   E   F   Gb   A  

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Bb messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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You can play the B messiaen's mode #4 scale with the following notes.

B   C   C#   E   E#   F#   G   A#  

Sheet music of the B messiaen's mode #4 scale.

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B messiaen's mode #4 on the piano.

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