Prometheus Scale Piano Reference With Notes & Intervals

    🎹 The Prometheus scale is a 6-note hexatonic scale that's based on the mystic chord (aka Prometheus chord), which was made popular by the Russian composer Alexander Scriabin. The name Prometheus comes from the use of the scale/chord in Scriabin's Prometheus: The Poem of Fire.

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

    Prometheus Scale Intervals

    The intervals of the Prometheus scale are:


      Prometheus Scale Formula

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

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


      Prometheus 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 Prometheus scales being played up and down:

      C Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      C♯ Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      D Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      D♯ Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      E Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      F Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      F♯ Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      G Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      G♯ Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      A Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      A♯ Prometheus Scale

      notes:

      B Prometheus Scale

      notes:


      Prometheus Scale Chords

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



        piano samples

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


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