Dom7 Whole Tone

Whole Tone

The whole tone scale consists of 6 notes and is a symmetric scale, thus each mode of the scale is again a whole tone scale. Every tone from this scale can be used as a root note.


hear the Whole Tone-scale


There are only two whole note scales, and despite of that they are not threatened of extinction!
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With this scale you can add spice to your improvisation! But use it only sparsely, because of the symmetric construction it will sound quite mechanic.



If this scale is to be used exclusively, it is advertised with one of the following chord notations.

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