Eight Tone Spanish Scales

The Spanish Eight Tone Scale has its heritage from the medieval period. It shares aspects with Jewish eight tone scales and are common in Jewish music. These scales are also Flamenco sounding, and therefore more common among guitar players than piano players.

See also Spanish Gypsy Scale.

C

C Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: C, C#, D#, E, F, F#, G#, A#, C

C# / Db

C# Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: C#, D, E, F, F#, G, A, B, C#

D

D Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: D, D#, F, F#, G, G#, A#, C, D

D# /Eb

D# Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: D#, E, F#, G, G#, A, B, C#, D#

E

E Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: E, F, G, G#, A, A#, C, D, E

F

F Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: F, F#, G#, A, A#, B, C#, D#, F

F# / Gb

F# Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: F#, G, A, A#, B, C, D, E, F#

G

G Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: G, G#, A#, B, C, C#, D#, F, G

G# / Ab

G# Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: G#, A, B, C, C#, D, E, F#, G#

A

A Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: A, A#, C, C#, D, D#, F, G, A

A# / Bb

A# Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: A#, B, C#, D, D#, E, F#, G#, A#

B

B Eight Tone Spanish scale diagram
Notes: B, C, D, D#, E, F, G, A, B

Eight Tones Spanish Scales overview
C: C, C#, D#, E, F, F#, G#, A#,
C#/Db: C#, D, E, F, F#, G, A, B, C#
D: D, D#, F, F#, G, G#, A#, C, D
D#/Eb: D#, E, F#, G, G#, A, B, C#, D
E: E, F, G, G#, A, A#, C, D, E
F: F, F#, G#, A, A#, B, C#, D#, F
F#/Gb: F#, G, A, A#, B, C, D, E, F#
G: G, G#, A#, B, C, C#, D#, F, G
G#/Ab: G#, A, B, C, C#, D, E, F#, G#
A: A, A#, C, C#, D, D#, F, G, A
A#/Bb: A#, B, C#, D, D#, E, F#, G#, A#
B: B, C, D, D#, E, F, G, A, B

Interval: 1, b2, b3, 3, 4, b5, b6, b7
Semi-notes: 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1- 2 - 2 - 2
Formula: Half, Whole, Half, Half, Half, Whole, Whole, Whole