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Scale Name Tradition: Chord Names

Names that are usually descriptive of chords, not of scales. Usually given to scales that are particularly sparse, so they seem like tertiary chords in a diatonic scale, and not a scale unto themselves.

73Diminished Triad{0,3,6}
133Suspended Second Triad{0,2,7}
137Minor Triad{0,3,7}
145Major Triad{0,4,7}
161Suspended Fourth Triad{0,5,7}
273Augmented Triad{0,4,8}
585Diminished Seventh{0,3,6,9}
1161Minor Seventh{0,3,7,10}
1169Dominant Seventh{0,4,7,10}
2177Major Seventh Omit 3{0,7,11}
2193Major Seventh{0,4,7,11}