Whole Tone Resources

(Note: Midi files of many of the examples are included at this site. To learn how to play these files on your machine, go to Midi Setup.)

The whole-tone scale consists entirely of whole steps. It is a hexatonic (six-tone) scale; that is, six steps are required to fill in the octave.


Scale Resources Chord Resources Whole-Tone Passages Copyright © 1996, Kenneth R. Rumery, all rights reserved. Revised May 8, 1996

Special thanks to Randy Wood (homepage), NAU Computer Technology Services, and Charles Kelly (homepage), Aitech Institute, for helping with MIDI playback and load-time strategies.