How to construct and play the mixolydian pentatonic scale

Name

This is the mixolydian pentatonic scale.

Alternative name

Use indian instead of mixolydian pentatonic

Intervals

How to construct the mixolydian 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.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the mixolydian pentatonic scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the mixolydian pentatonic scale in any musical key

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

C   E   F   G   Bb  

Sheet music of the C mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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C mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

C#   E#   F#   G#   B  

Sheet music of the C# mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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C# mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

Db   F   Gb   Ab   Cb  

Sheet music of the Db mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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Db mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

D   F#   G   A   C  

Sheet music of the D mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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D mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

D#   F##   G#   A#   C#  

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D# mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

Eb   G   Ab   Bb   Db  

Sheet music of the Eb mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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Eb mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

E   G#   A   B   D  

Sheet music of the E mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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E mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

F   A   Bb   C   Eb  

Sheet music of the F mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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F mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

F#   A#   B   C#   E  

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F# mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

Gb   Bb   Cb   Db   Fb  

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Gb mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

G   B   C   D   F  

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G mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

G#   B#   C#   D#   F#  

Sheet music of the G# mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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G# mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

Ab   C   Db   Eb   Gb  

Sheet music of the Ab mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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Ab mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

A   C#   D   E   G  

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A mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

A#   C##   D#   E#   G#  

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A# mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

Bb   D   Eb   F   Ab  

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Bb mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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

B   D#   E   F#   A  

Sheet music of the B mixolydian pentatonic scale.

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B mixolydian pentatonic on the piano.

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