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
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.
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.