Japanese Taishikicho Scale
You don't have to play traditional Japanese music on a shamisen to appreciate this fun scale. The Japanese Taishikicho scale is an exotic nine note scale from Japan. It can be thought of as having all the same intervals that a Major scale has but also includes both an added flat 5th and flat 7th intervals.
Interactive Japanese Taishikicho scale generator
You can create fretboard scale charts of the Japanese Taishikicho scale in all keys with customized tunings using the app below.
Default is standard tuning but you can change it using the tuner.
7 string guitar
6 string guitar
Tune by string:
4 3 2 1 go
*** Change a string then press "go" then choose scale to view
Turn off pattern box Turn on moveable pattern box
C | G | D | A | E | B | F | Bb | Eb |Ab | Db | Gb
Posted February 24, 2016, 3:49 pm in: Scales
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