One of the most beautiful scales I know, it evokes an oriental, mysterious, dramatic atmosphere and takes us back to the Middle East with its ancient and rich culture, it has several names, it depends on the cultural context, it is also called double harmonic, Arabic, hitzazkiar ( Turkish), Bhairav (Hindi), Hungarian Gypsy Persian ...

In this video I made an adaptation of the Byzantine scale using the 5-hole native style flute (NAF) with a minor pentatonic primary scale. It is not exact anymore it becomes interesting.

Byzantine scale: 1 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 1 *
Ex: C-Db-EFG-Ab-BC

Adapted for Native Flute: 4 (1 + 3) - 1 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 1 - 1 *
Ex: CEFG-Ab-BC-Db

* Semitones between notes

The video flute is tuned to F#. Here's how the typing looks:

Byzantine Scale with 5-Hole Native Flute 1

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