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Old 08-19-2009, 06:28 AM
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Default Re: What are some Egyptian and Classical Guitar scales

Originally Posted by nzyme View Post
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.
Indeed you are correct. I looked in my copy of "Arabic Musical Scales: Basic Maqam Teachings" by Cameron Powers and he calls this Shenhaz, a member of the Hijaz family of scales.

This is fairly esoteric knowledge around here. How do you know this?
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