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Altered Scale

The altered scale
 

Construction

  • Half step
  • Whole step
  • Half step
  • Whole step
  • Whole step
  • Whole step
  • Whole step


The altered scale is the 7th mode of the melodic minor scale. It's also called the Super-Locrian or Diminished Whole-tone scale. This is because the first half is a diminished scale and the second half a whole tone scale.

Position


The altered scale for bass