#1
Alright so i'm messing around with the scales i know.. and making them different, adding flats, making flats major, accidentals etc etc. so while i was messing around with this, i figured i'd try playing the A Aeolian scale with an additional flat 3rd..

so starting off the scale is..
A B C D E F G
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

but when i try with a b3, how do i flatten a C? since there isn't a fret in between the C and B notes? Help please?
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#2
A to C is already b3

if you added another flat you'd have a diminished third
#4
yeah C is the minor third of a, if you flatten that again you will be left with b....which you already have!
#5
oh.. ok.
so i'd play that just like a regular A aeolian scale?
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#7
alright.
i get it now..
and just so long as i already have a thread going.. i'll ask another question.
i was just messing around with accidental's, and i added to A aeolian a C# on just the 5th string 4th fret.. but then i decided i'd make a scale out of it, replacing the C with the C# everywhere on the fretboard.

so instead of..
A B C D E F G
it's..
A B C# D E F G
and it has a really exotic feel to it, and i don't know what the scale is called, or how to use it, can anyone help me there?
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#9
oh thanks, i can figure it out from there.
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#11
^what?
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#12
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yeah C is the minor third of a, if you flatten that again you will be left with b....which you already have!

No. You'd have Cb.
#14
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Correct, but the idea of having B and Cb in the same scale is hilarious, to me at least.

Yes, it's certainly odd - I was giving an example so that we wouldn't have "Cb is just B" again.
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#15
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Yes, it's certainly odd - I was giving an example so that we wouldn't have "Cb is just B" again.
Right-o.


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#16
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I love your sig, but I hope it doesn't mislead people.

If anything, it leads people to correct me; there was one gentleman who took it upon himself to inform me that there ARE such notes as B# and E#!
#18
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How silly. Those notes don't exist. Come on, D, that's very basic music theory.

I still have to get used to you using my last name, it seems strange.

And yes, I had to promptly correct him.
#19
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How silly. Those notes don't exist. Come on, D, that's very basic music theory.

B#?

how do you play an augmented second up from A?

E#?
how do you play a diminished third down from G?




and if you've got a scale with a diminished third, chances are you don't have a major 2nd in it anymore