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Information about the whole tone scale

Name

This is the whole tone scale.

Aliases

messiaen's mode #1

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Intervals

Which intervals are in the whole tone 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 prime
also known as P1
major second
also known as M2
major third
also known as M3
augmented fourth
also known as A4
augmented fifth
also known as A5
minor seventh
also known as m7

Chords

Which chords can you play on the whole tone scale?

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Cheatsheet

Play the whole tone scale in any key!

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