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7-String Guitar Scales and Modes

The Ultimate Scale Reference: Everything you need to know about all the scales, including every mode of every scale, in every key, in all the popular tunings. Scales are shown on their instrument and in standard notation. Also show are all the chords that sound good with the scale. You can listen to any scale, and for fretted instruments, you can click any note on the low string to display the patterns for all the hand positions.

Other Instruments: 6-String Guitar, 7-String Guitar, 4-String Bass, 5-String Bass, 6-String Bass, Piano/Keyboard/Synth, Banjo, Mandolin/Bouzouki, Standard Notation For Other Instruments.

Scales, Modes, and Tunings Represented:

Scales:
  • Major
  • Ionian
  • Dorian
  • Phrygian
  • Lydian
  • Mixolydian
  • Aeolian
  • Locrian
  • Pentatonic Minor
  • Pentatonic Major
  • Pentatonic Neutral
  • Melodic Minor Descending
  • Melodic Minor Ascending
  • Harmonic Minor
  • Half Diminished
  • Whole Diminished
  • Augmented
  • Romanian Minor
  • Spanish Gypsy
  • Double Harmonic
  • Eight Tone Spanish
  • Enigmatic
  • Enigmatic Minor
  • Whole Tone
  • Lydian Augmented
  • Neopolitan Major
  • Neopolitan Minor
  • Pelog
  • Prometheus
  • Prometheus Neopolitan
  • Six Tone Symetrical
  • Super Locrian
  • Lydian Minor
  • Lydian Diminished
  • Nine Tone
  • Auxiliary Diminished
  • Auxiliary Augmented
  • Auxiliary Diminished Blues
  • Major Locrian
  • Overtone
  • Diminished Whole Tone
  • Oriental
  • Hirajoshi
  • Hungarian Major
  • Hungarian Minor
  • Kumoi
  • Iwato
  • Hindu
  • Arabian
  • Gypsy
  • Mohammedan
  • Javanese
  • Persian
  • Byzantine
  • Hawaiian
  • Mongolian
  • Egyptian
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Composite II
  • Dominant Suspended
  • Bebop Dominant
  • Bebop Dorian
  • Bebop
  • Chromatic
Tunings - Standard / Alternate:
  • Standard
  • Dropped D
  • Open A
  • Open C
  • Open Cm
  • Open D
  • Open Dm
  • Open Dsus4
  • Open E
  • Open Em
  • Open Esus11
  • Open F
  • Open G
  • Open Gm
  • Open G Modal
  • ...more
Instruments:
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Banjo
  • Mandolin
  • Bouzouki
  • Piano
  • Synthesizer
  • Keyboard
Keys:
  • A
  • A# / Bb
  • B
  • C
  • C# / Db
  • D
  • D# / Eb
  • E
  • F
  • F# / Gb
  • G
  • G# / Ab
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