Quick Intro

DIAGRAM 1a - SCALES and MODES

A

The Blue numbers show the notes of the C Major Scale

across the whole keyboard in three octaves

1-2-3-4-5-6-7-1   C-D-E-F-G-A-B-C

B

To change the Key just slide the insert so the Blue number 1 is over the Key you want

See Diagram 1b

DIAGRAM 1b

C

The Blue numbers show the notes of the B Major Scale

across the whole keyboard in three octaves

1-2-3-4-5-6-7-1   B-C#-D#-E-F#-G#-A#-B

D

To change the Key just slide the insert so the Blue number 1 is over the Key you want

Here the slide rule is now set for the Key of B (No 1 is above the B note)

DIAGRAM 2a

A

The Blue numbers show the notes of the C Dorian Mode across the whole keyboard in three octaves

1-2-b3-4-5-6-b7-1   C-D-Eb-F-G-A-Bb-C

DIAGRAM 2b

D

Here you can find all the Scale and Mode formulas

E

Find the scale or mode formula you want, then set the slide rule to the Key you want then copy out the formula by clicking on the Blue numbers


B

Select the notes you want by clicking on the Blue numbers

C

De-Select all the notes by clicking on the clear Bar or click on the Blue numbers again

DIAGRAM 3a - CHORDS

A

Here below a C Major chord has been selected

1-3-5   C-E-G

DIAGRAM 3c

C

Here you can find all the Chord formulas

D

Find the chord formula you want, then set the slide rule to the Key you want then copy out the formula by clicking on the Blue numbers

You can find chords in many positions and inversions

DIAGRAM 3b - CHORDS

B

Below an inversion of a C Major chord has been selected

3-5-1   E-G-C

E

You can find chords in many positions and inversions

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