Important Scale Intervals

This article shows the intervals for scales and their modes.

Important Scale Intervals
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Most people and ignorant, and for some reason think that the major scale is the only scale with modes, but the reality is that every single scale in existence has modes, and here are the intervals for all the scales I know and their modes.

Ionian (major)
2,2,1,2,2,2,1

Dorian
2,1,2,2,2,1,2

Phrygian
1,2,2,2,1,2,2

Lydian
2,2,2,1,2,2,1

Mixolydian
2,2,1,2,2,1,2

Aeolian
2,1,2,2,1,2,2

Locrian
1,2,2,1,2,2,2

Harmonic minor
2,1,2,2,1,3,1

Locrian #6
1,2,2,1,3,1,2

Ionian augmented
2,2,1,3,1,2,1

Romanian
2,1,3,1,2,1,2

Phrygian dominant
1,3,1,2,1,2,2

Lydian #2
3,1,2,1,2,2,1

Ultralocrian
1,2,1,2,2,1,3

Melodic minor
2,1,2,2,2,2,1

Dorian b9
1,2,2,2,2,1,2

Lydian augmented
2,2,2,2,1,2,1

Lydian dominant
2,2,2,1,2,1,2

Mixolydian b13
2,2,1,2,1,2,2

Semilocrian
2,1,2,1,2,2,2

Superlocrian
1,2,1,2,2,2,2

Major pentatonic
2,2,3,2,3

Suspended pentatonic
2,3,2,3,2

Man gong
3,2,3,2,2

Ritusen
2,3,2,2,3

Minor pentatonic
3,2,2,3,2

Harmonic major
2,2,1,2,1,3,1

Dorian b5
2,1,2,1,3,1,2

Phrygian b4
1,2,1,3,1,2,2

Lydian b3
2,1,3,1,2,2,1

Mixolydian b9
1,3,1,2,2,1,2

Lydian augmented #2
3,1,2,2,1,2,1

Locrian bb7
1,2,2,1,2,1,3

Neopolitan
1,2,2,2,2,2,1

Leading whole-tone
2,2,2,2,2,1,1

Lydian augmented dominant
2,2,2,2,1,1,2

Lydian dominant b6
2,2,2,1,1,2,2

Major locrian
2,2,1,1,2,2,2

Semilocrian b4
2,1,1,2,2,2,2

Superlocrian bb3
1,1,2,2,2,2,2

Neopolitan minor
1,2,2,2,1,3,1

Lydian #6
2,2,2,1,3,1,1

Mixolydian augmented
2,2,1,3,1,1,2

Hungarian Gypsy
2,1,3,1,1,2,2

Locrian dominant
1,3,1,1,2,2,2

Ionian #2
3,1,1,2,2,2,1

Ultralocrian bb3
1,1,2,2,2,1,3

Double harmonic major
1,3,1,2,1,3,1

Lydian #2 #6
3,1,2,1,3,1,1

Ultraphrygian
1,2,1,3,1,1,3

Hungarian minor
2,1,3,1,1,3,1

Oriental
1,3,1,1,3,1,2

Ionian augmented #2
3,1,1,3,1,2,1

Locrian bb3 bb7
1,1,3,1,2,1,3

Hungarian
3,1,2,1,2,1,2

Superlocrian bb6 bb7
1,2,1,2,1,2,3

Harmonic minor b5
2,1,2,1,2,3,1

Superlocrian #6
1,2,1,2,3,1,2

Melodic minor #5
2,1,2,3,1,2,1

Dorian b9 #11
1,2,3,1,2,1,2

Lydian augmented #3
2,3,1,2,1,2,1

Diminished
2,1,2,1,2,1,2,1

Octatonic
1,2,1,2,1,2,1,2

Augmented
3,1,3,1,3,1

Augmented inverse
1,3,1,3,1,3

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    ha_asgag
    There's a "FREE" e-book that could further supplement this article. You might want to check it out or Google it if you're interested. It's entitled "Scale and Arpeggio Resources" written by Rich Cochrane.