Augmented Scale Piano Reference With Notes & Intervals

    🎹 The augmented scale, also known as the symmetrical augmented scale, is a 6-note (hexatonic) scale. The scale is called augmented because the it's built upon two augmented triads. It's most often used in jazz music.

    Here you'll find an interactive piano reference for the augmented scale with notes on the piano keyboard, intervals and scale formula.

    Augmented Scale Intervals

    The intervals of the augmented scale are:


      Augmented Scale Formula

      The formula for the augmented scale is: (W+h), h, (W+h), h, (W+h), h

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      W: Whole step, h: Half step (semitone)


      Augmented Scales Note Chart

      C
      C♯
      D
      D♯
      E
      F
      F♯
      G
      G♯
      A
      A♯
      B

      And now here are interactive piano keyboard layouts, one for each key, where you can hear the augmented scales being played up and down:

      C Augmented Scale

      notes:

      C♯ Augmented Scale

      notes:

      D Augmented Scale

      notes:

      D♯ Augmented Scale

      notes:

      E Augmented Scale

      notes:

      F Augmented Scale

      notes:

      F♯ Augmented Scale

      notes:

      G Augmented Scale

      notes:

      G♯ Augmented Scale

      notes:

      A Augmented Scale

      notes:

      A♯ Augmented Scale

      notes:

      B Augmented Scale

      notes:


      Augmented Scale Chords

      Here's a list of chord types that fit the augmented scale:



        piano samples

        The piano samples used for this augmented scale reference are from “Salamander Grand Piano V3” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.


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