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What are the diminished and augmented scales? Is there a place on the internet where I can copy and paste it so I can learn them?

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You know how a major scale is constructed with the intervals WWHWWWH?

A diminished scale is constructed WHWHWHWH. It alternates whole steps and half steps. So, a C Diminished scale would be:
C D Eb F F# G# A B C

The Augmented scale is m3 H m3 H m3 H. It alternates minor 3rds and half steps.
C Eb E G G# B C

Buy what you're probably looking for is the whole-tone scale. Both the Whole Tone and Augmented Scales fit over Augmented chords. The Whole Tone is constructed WWWWWW. All whole steps.
C D E F# G# A# C
 

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Agent27 said:
A diminished scale is constructed WHWHWHWH. It alternates whole steps and half steps. So, a C Diminished scale would be:
C D Eb F F# G# A B C
That would be the Whole-Half diminished. There is another diminished scale referred to as the Half-Whole diminished. It's constructed HWHWHWHW or
C-Db-Eb-E-Gb-G-A-Bb-C.
 

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Yes, the one I gave is typically the one used over a diminished chord and the one littlemanbighorn gave is used over a Dominant chord.
 
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