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Old 08-19-2009, 04:44 AM
nzyme nzyme is offline
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Default Re: What are some Egyptian and Classical Guitar scales

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Originally Posted by Deathmetalconga View Post
If you raise the seventh degree a half-step, you would have an augmented seventh and no longer have a Hijaz scale (also called a Phrygian dominant). If you showed up at a Jewish or Arabic jam session and raised the seventh degree of the scale like that, regardless of key, you wouldn't fit in.
Actually, if you raise the seventh, you have a Hijaz Kiar mode/scale, which is also quite popular, possibly used as much as a straight Hijaz.
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