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    Name That Scale!

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    Root, flattened 2nd, major 3rd, perfect 4th, perfect 5th, flattened 6th and flattened 7th

    In C it's C, Db, E, F, G, Ab, Bb
    Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital recording is a pretty neat idea.

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    You've got the notes of F harmonic minor, and you've written it from C to C so I guess that's F minor Mixolydian?
    Not sure if it works that way...
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    Phrygian Dominant is what I get. Weird.
    "... I know in the mornin' that it's gonna be good
    when I stick out my elbows and they don't bump wood." - Bill Kirchen

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    That'd have B, E, and A flat.
    Having B, E, and D flat (without the A) means it can't be a major scale, or one of its modes.
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    Did you try playing it? What, if anything, did it evoke?
    Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital recording is a pretty neat idea.

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    As with any scale that isn't a conventional western scale, it makes me think of Aladdin and the opening scene of The Naked Gun.
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    C Major Phrygian ?
    Failure - - the path of least persistence
    And, uh, oh - hire a decorator to come in here quick, 'cause... DAMN.

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    Same. Would have 4 flats - B,E,A, and D.
    With any major scale your sharps, or flats, are going to appear in an order.

    F, C, G, D, A, E, B for sharps, reverse for flats.

    For that reason you'll never get B, E, and D flat (only) in the same scale unless it's some minor variant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark7 View Post
    Root, flattened 2nd, major 3rd, perfect 4th, perfect 5th, flattened 6th and flattened 7th

    In C it's C, Db, E, F, G, Ab, Bb

    It's a scale from the twilight zone.
    And if it isn't, it should be.

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    Sorry, my mistake.
    What Grim said.
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