G Spanish

G Spanish scale for guitar.
The G Spanish is an eight-note scale (also referred to as the G Spanish 8 Tones). Notes are displayed in the fingerboard diagram, with the root notes indicated by darker color.

G Spanish 2 octaves

G Spanish scale diagram

G Spanish full fretboard

G Spanish scale whole guitar neck diagram
Notes: G - Ab - Bb - B - C - Db - Eb - F Intervals: 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 Type: Octatonic

The scale displayed with its numeric formula, notes and intervals.

Formula Notes Intervals
1 G Unison
b2 Ab Minor second
3 Bb Major third
#3 B Augmented third
4 C Perfect fourth
b5 Db Diminished fifth
b6 Eb Minor sixth
b7 F Minor seventh

The G 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 (B) and a diminished fifth (Db).

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.
G Phrygian has the most similarity with G Spanish among other common scales.

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