Egyptian Scale Piano Reference With Notes & Intervals

    🎹 The Egyptian scale is a 5-note scale, a type of pentatonic scale that's also known as the suspended pentatonic scale. The scale is the 2nd mode of the major pentatonic scale. Here you'll find an interactive piano reference for the Egyptian scale with notes on the piano keyboard, intervals and scale formula.

    Egyptian Scale Intervals

    The intervals of the Egyptian scale are:


      Egyptian Scale Formula

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

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


      Egyptian 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 Egyptian scales being played up and down:

      C Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      C♯ Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      D Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      D♯ Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      E Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      F Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      F♯ Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      G Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      G♯ Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      A Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      A♯ Egyptian Scale

      notes:

      B Egyptian Scale

      notes:


      Egyptian Scale Chords

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



        piano samples

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


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