I really loved it. That is, they don’t sound like they have a definitive root note – like the Major Scale. Pentatonic Scale | Major b6 Pentatonic Scale | Major Pentatonic Scale | Major Scale | Major Scale Modes | Man Gong | Melodic Minor (Descending) Scale | Melodic Minor b6 | Scales | Overtone Scale   P   Pentatonic Major | Pentatonic Minor | Pentatonic Mode I | Pentatonic Mode II | Pentatonic Mode III | Pentatonic Mode IV | Pentatonic Mode V | Pentatonic Modes | Pentatonic Neutral | Pentatonic Scales | Phrygian | Phrygian b4 | Phrygian b11 | Phrygian #3 | Phrygian #6 | Phrygian Dominant Scale | Phrygian Major | Phrygian Major 3rd | Phrygian Natural 6 | Phrygian Natural 13 | Phrygian Pentatonic Scale | Your starting point will set the tonic of the scale and will be based Write a comment. All rights reserved. Left hand fingering for the first example over two octaves is, C  D  E  F#  G#  A#  C  D  E  F#  G#  A#  C Learn the whole tone scale for piano. In the late 19th a decline in the functionality of harmony started. The interesting thing about symmetrical scales is that they are ‘non-functional’. Also, note that this scale has 6 notes, so the name “hexa” also makes sense! We will learn much more about functionality in future lessons. Return from the Whole Tone Scale to Piano Theory. only two scales exist in the whole tone structure. Tones and Semitones in a Minor Scale Locrian | Unitonic Scale   W   Whole step - Half step Scale | Whole-Half Diminished Scale | Whole-Half Scale | Notice the Wholetone scale is the same up as it is down (a kind of scalae palindrome), while the Major scale is not. Home > Symmetric Scales > Whole-Tone Scale, A   Acoustic Scale | Aeolian | Aeolian b5 | Aeolian #3 | Aeolian Major 3rd | Aeolian Major 7th | Aeolian Natural 7 | Harmonic Major Scale | Harmonic Major Scale Notice that all the following chords have the same notes: The below songs make use of the Wholetone scale. The Ultimate Piano by Chords Learning Kit Piano Scales | Pomeroy Scale | Pure Minor Scale   R   Ravel Scale | Relative Minor Scale | Ritusen Scale | Romanian Minor Scale   S   Scales (other) | Scales and Modes | Scottish Pentatonic | Six Tone Symmetrical | Spanish Gypsy Scale | Spanish Phrygian Scale | Super Locrian | Super Locrian bb7 | Super Locrian Natural 5 Whole-Tone Scale | Dominant Diminished Scale | Dominant Whole-Tone Scale | Dorian | Dorian b2 | Dorian b5 | Dorian b9 | Dorian b2 b5 | Dorian b5 b9 | Dorian #4 | Dorian #11 | Dorian Pentatonic Scale | Double Harmonic Minor Scale | Double Harmonic Scale   F   Flamenco Scale | Freygish Scale   G   Guitar Scales | Gypsy Minor Scale   H   Half Diminished Scale | Half step - Whole step Scale | Half-Whole Diminished Scale | Half-Whole Scale No wonder it is called “whole-tone scale”, right?! It has only six notes, and You're brilliant!!!! | Mixo-Blues Scale | Mixolydian | Mixolydian b2 | Mixolydian b6 | Mixolydian b9 | Mixolydian b13 | Mixolydian b2 b6 | Mixolydian b9 b13 | Mixolydian #4 | Mixolydian #11 | Mohammedan Scale | Music Modes | Music Scales | Musical Modes   N   Natural Minor Scale | Neapolitan Major Scale | Neapolitan Minor 4    5 | Aeolian Pentatonic Scale | Altered bb7 Mode Home > Symmetric Scales > Whole-Tone Scale > F Whole-Tone Scale. This Wholetone scale is quite simple and has no avoid notes. This stands for whole step, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, whole step half step. The scale is very different from the major and minor scales since it lacks the contrast created by the semi-tones in these scales. Scale | Diminished Scale | Diminished Scale Modes | Hindu Scale | Hungarian Minor | Blues Scale | Blues Scale (Variation 1)