Scale Notes: Notes for Major, Minor, Pentatonic & Modal Scales

    🪄 An interactive chart to reference and play the notes for a whole bunch of popular musical scale types.

    You quickly see the scale notes for major scales, minor scales (including natural minor, harmonic minor and melodic minor scales), pentatonic scales and the modes of the major scale.

    Select a scale type and if the scales should be displayed in chromatic order or in order of 5ths. Each row represents a scale starting on a different tonic (or final, when in a mode), and you can click to play each note.


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    You may also want to reference major and minor scales on the piano, the minor pentatonic scale or major pentatonic scale on piano & guitar, scale formulas & intervals and the individual modes.


    Piano Samples

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

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