Yo Scales

This is one of the most common Japanese scales, another one is in sen. The Yo scale contains five notes (it is almost similar to the major pentatonc scale), and is often used in Japanese folk music.

C

C yo scale diagram
Notes: C, D, F, G, A, C

C# / Db

C# yo scale diagram
Notes: C#, D#, F#, G#, A#, C#

D

D yo scale diagram
Notes: D, E, G, A, B, D

D# /Eb

D# yo scale diagram
Notes: D#, F, G#, A#, C, D#

E

E yo scale diagram
Notes: E, F#, A, B, C#, E

F

F yo scale diagram
Notes: F, G, A#, C, D, F

F# / Gb

F# yo scale diagram
Notes: F#, A, B, C#, E, F#

G

G yo scale diagram
Notes: G, A#, C, D, E, G

G# / Ab

G# yo scale diagram
Notes: G#, A#, C#, D#, F, G#

A

A yo scale diagram
Notes: A, B, D, E, F#, A

A# / Bb

A# yo scale diagram
Notes: A#, C, D#, F, G, A#

B

B yo scale diagram
Notes: B, C#, E, F#, G#, B

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

Interval: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
Semi-notes: 2 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 3
Formula: Whole, Whole and a half, Whole, Whole, Whole and a half