octatonic scale

[English, ]
A scale of eight pitches per octave arranged by alternating half steps and whole steps. There are only three different arrangements of this scale.

SCALE STEPS (IN SEMITONES OR HALF STEPS)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
c
c#
 
d#
e
 
f#
g
 
a
a#
 
c'

See more about modern scale construction in the Appendix.

Example

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Last Updated: 2013-07-22 14:58:29