How to construct and play the oriental scale

Name

This is the oriental scale.

Intervals

How to construct the oriental 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 third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Diminished fifth

Has 6 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Major sixth

Has 9 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the oriental scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the oriental scale in any musical key

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

C   Db   E   F   Gb   A   Bb  

Sheet music of the C oriental scale.

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

C oriental on the piano.

The notes of the C oriental scale on the piano.

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

C#   D   E#   F#   G   A#   B  

Sheet music of the C# oriental scale.

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

C# oriental on the piano.

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

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

Db   Ebb   F   Gb   Abb   Bb   Cb  

Sheet music of the Db oriental scale.

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

Db oriental on the piano.

The notes of the Db oriental scale on the piano.

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

D   Eb   F#   G   Ab   B   C  

Sheet music of the D oriental scale.

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D oriental on the piano.

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

D#   E   F##   G#   A   B#   C#  

Sheet music of the D# oriental scale.

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D# oriental on the piano.

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

Eb   Fb   G   Ab   Bbb   C   Db  

Sheet music of the Eb oriental scale.

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

Eb oriental on the piano.

The notes of the Eb oriental scale on the piano.

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

E   F   G#   A   Bb   C#   D  

Sheet music of the E oriental scale.

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E oriental on the piano.

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

F   Gb   A   Bb   Cb   D   Eb  

Sheet music of the F oriental scale.

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

F oriental on the piano.

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

F#   G   A#   B   C   D#   E  

Sheet music of the F# oriental scale.

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F# oriental on the piano.

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

Gb   Abb   Bb   Cb   Dbb   Eb   Fb  

Sheet music of the Gb oriental scale.

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Gb oriental on the piano.

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

G   Ab   B   C   Db   E   F  

Sheet music of the G oriental scale.

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G oriental on the piano.

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

G#   A   B#   C#   D   E#   F#  

Sheet music of the G# oriental scale.

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G# oriental on the piano.

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

Ab   Bbb   C   Db   Ebb   F   Gb  

Sheet music of the Ab oriental scale.

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Ab oriental on the piano.

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

A   Bb   C#   D   Eb   F#   G  

Sheet music of the A oriental scale.

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A oriental on the piano.

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

A#   B   C##   D#   E   F##   G#  

Sheet music of the A# oriental scale.

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A# oriental on the piano.

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

Bb   Cb   D   Eb   Fb   G   Ab  

Sheet music of the Bb oriental scale.

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Bb oriental on the piano.

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

B   C   D#   E   F   G#   A  

Sheet music of the B oriental scale.

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B oriental on the piano.

The notes of the B oriental scale on the piano.