A Spanish scale for guitar.
The A Spanish is an eight-note scale (also referred to as the A Spanish 8 Tones). Notes are displayed in the fingerboard diagram, with the root notes indicated by darker color.
A Spanish 2 octaves
A Spanish full fretboard
A Spanish in open position
The scale displayed with its numeric formula, notes and intervals.
The A Spanish consists of eight notes. These can be described as steps on the guitar fingerboard according to the following formula: half, whole, half, half, half, whole, whole, whole from the first note to the same in the next octave.
The scale includes two uncommon intervals: an augmented third (C#) and a diminished fifth (Eb).
This scale is used in styles such as Flamenco and Jewish music.
A feature that characterizes the scale is the three half steps notes in a succession, from the third to the fifth note.
A Phrygian has the most similarity with A Spanish among other common scales.
Start the audio and play along! Use notes from the scale in the diagram above.Normal tempo:
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