User:Tyler Henthorn/17ET Diatonic

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There exists a 5L 2s scale in 17ET which can sound similar to the 7 tone diatonic scale in 12ET, and can feel quite familiar on a guitar. With this in mind, improvising in 17ET can be fairly intuitive.

Use the same step sizes: L L s L L L s, where L is 3 tones (or 211.8 cents), and s is 1 tone (or 70.6 cents).

If you tune your guitar to the standard fourths tuning, it looks like this:

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e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e |
b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b |
g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |
d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |
a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |
e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e | f |   |   | g |   |   | a |   |   | b | c |   |   | d |   |   | e |
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