Interactive References to Musical Scales & Modes

    Quick piano scale finder

    Modes of the Major Scale

    Pentatonic Scales

    Pentatonic scales are 5-note scales. The most popular pentatonic scales are the major pentatonic scale and the minor pentatonic scale:

    Blues Scales

    Bebop Scales

    Exotic Scales

    Piano Samples

    The piano samples used on this page about musical scales are from “Salamander Grand Piano V3” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

    Circle of fifths with major and minor keys