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What is the Diatonic Scale?

The Diatonic scale has seven pitches per octave. The formula for the diatonic scale is 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 (C – D – E – F – G – A – B). Here you will find cheat sheets to help you learn how to play 12 different Diatonic scales on 11 different string instruments.