- Algerian scale
The Algerian Scale is a scale which is frequently found in a lot of
Algerian, Arab, Berber, and North Africanmusic. The frequent use of 1.5 steps in the scale helps create a sound which is commonly associated with a lot of Middle Easternmusic.
It is also defined as an eleven note scale containing two augmented seconds. This was used by
Jacques Ibertin "Escales" (1924) [Robert Fink, Robert Ricci (1975). "The Language of Twentieth Century Music: A Dictionary of Terms", p.3. Schirmer Books. ISBN 0028706005, 9780028706009.] .
1 step + 0.5 step + 1.5 step + 0.5 step + 0.5 step + 1.5 step + 0.5 step.
* [http://jguitar.com/scale/F%23/Algerian Algerian Scale demonstrated for Guitar]
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