Wicki-Hayden Layout

Scales and Modes

A non-exhaustive list of scales and mode patterns that are possible under the Wicki-Hayden button layout.

Examples given in C, however, scale patterns transpose into any key by changing the root note (indicated in black).

Major (Ionian)

C - D - E - F - G - A - B - C'

Major Pentatonic

C - D - E - G - A - C'

Minor Pentatonic

C - E♭ - F - G - B♭ - C'

Blues

C - E♭ - F - F♯ - G - B♭ - C'

Natural Minor (Aeolian)

C - D - E♭ - F - G - A♭ - B♭ - C'

Harmonic Minor

C - D - E♭ - F - G - A♭ - B - C'

Melodic Minor (Ascending)

C - D - E♭ - F - G - A - B - C'

Melodic Minor (Descending)

C' - B♭ - A♭ - G - F - E♭ - D - C

Dorian

C - D - E♭ - F - G - A - B♭ - C'

Phrygian

C - D♭ - E♭ - F - G - A♭ - B♭ - C'

Lydian

C - D - E - F♯ - G - A - B - C'

Mixolydian

C - D - E - F - G - A - B♭ - C'

Locrian

C - D♭ - E♭ - F - G♭ - A♭ - B♭ - C'

Double Harmonic Major

C - D♭ - E - F - G - A♭ - B - C'

Japanese (In)

C - D♭ - F - G - A♭ - C'