This section presents musical scales which have been known through all ages and cultures.
- Some of theses scales are used for regional/ethnic type of music, such as Gypsy, Hungarian, Spanish, Japanese or Pelog Pentatonics;
- other scales form the basics of Western classical music, such as the Harmonic, Melodic, and, Dorian, Aeolian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Locrian modes of the Major (Ionian) scale;
- still others are more recent in history, and very popular amongst jazz and rock music styles, such as the Bebop, and the Blues scales;
- furthermore, some scales are well-known for their experimental value, and produce exotic sounds such as the Prometeus, Scriabin Sonata, and Whole-tone scales.
Feel free to experiment with them, and even to mix them, for your next composition.
To get started, just click on any of the scale numbers given on the column on the left. Using the menu, you may also search through the indices by Name, Code, or, Type.