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Old 12-26-2008, 05:20 AM
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Default Re: What are some Egyptian and Classical Guitar scales

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Originally Posted by Deathmetalconga View Post
My favorite Middle Eastern scale is Hijaz in the key of D. I have my Hang drum tuned to it. It's in a major scale, so it doesn't have a sad sound, but the spacing of the notes gives it a lot of tension.

Check it out:

D
Eb
F#
G
A
Bb
C
D
I like that one, except with the C raised a half step to a C#. It adds a little tension, a more exotic quality in my opinion. And that is the only Middle Eastern scale I know.
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