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 is 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

Intervals: 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