Flutetree : Songbook :

Musical scales for the Native American Flutes

Of the first three scales discussed below, the simplest scale is the Starter Scale, and it is fingering the same way, no matter what flute you play. The Basic scale and Primary scale build on this by adding a few more notes. The Extended scale is includes all of the pitches in between the Primary scale's pitches. From the pitches of the Extended scale, many others scales can created.