Scales that sound good with A, Em, Ao chord(s)

JGuitar's harmonizer allows you to easily identify chords and scales that will sound good when played together. Use the form below to input one or more chords, hit "Go", and the harmonizer will tell you what scales will sound good when played with the selected chords. The harmonizer also comes in a scale to chord flavor, which allows you to select scales and have the harmonizer tell you what chords will sound good when played with them.

Enter chord symbols by selecting root note and chord type
  • A
  • Em
  • Ao
or
Enter chord symbols separated by commas

Chord Scale Compatibility Chart:

A Major E Minor A Diminished
E Bebop Melodic Minor yes
D Ionian yes no
E Dorian yes no
F# Phrygian yes no
G Lydian yes no
A Mixolydian yes no
B Aeolian yes no
C# Locrian yes no
D Melodic Minor yes no
E Melodic Minor yes no
E Phrygian #6 yes no
F# Phrygian #6 yes no
F Lydian Augmented yes no
G Lydian Augmented yes no
G Lydian Dominant yes no
A Lydian Dominant yes no
A Fifth Mode yes no
B Fifth Mode yes no
C# Locrian #2 yes no
B Locrian #2 yes no
C# Altered yes no
D# Altered yes no
C# Diminished Whole Half yes no yes
E Diminished Whole Half yes no yes
G Diminished Whole Half yes no yes
A# Diminished Whole Half yes no yes
C Diminished Half Whole yes no yes
D# Diminished Half Whole yes no yes
F# Diminished Half Whole yes no yes
A Diminished Half Whole yes no yes
A Dominant Pentatonic yes no
D Bebop Major yes no
E Bebop Major yes no yes
E Bebop Minor yes no
A Bebop Minor yes no
D Bebop Dominant yes no
A Bebop Dominant yes no
C# Bebop Melodic Minor yes no yes
D Bebop Melodic Minor yes no
C# Harmonic Minor yes no yes
G# Double Harmonic Major yes no yes
C# Hungarian Gypsy yes no yes
F# Hungarian Major yes no yes
A Hungarian Major yes no yes
G# Phrygian Dominant yes no yes
G# Neapolitan Minor yes no
E Neapolitan Major yes no
D# Enigmatic yes no
C# Eight-tone Spanish yes no
D# Eight-tone Spanish yes no
D# Oriental yes no yes
G Prometheus yes no
B Major Locrian yes no
A Lydian Minor yes no
G Bebop Major no yes
E Harmonic Minor no yes
B Phrygian Dominant no yes
E Neapolitan Minor no yes
B Eight-tone Spanish no yes
E Ionian yes no
A Ionian yes no
F# Dorian yes no
B Dorian yes no
C# Phrygian yes no
G# Phrygian yes no
D Lydian yes no
A Lydian yes no
E Mixolydian yes no
B Mixolydian yes no
C# Aeolian yes no
F# Aeolian yes no
D# Locrian yes no
G# Locrian yes no
A Major Pentatonic yes no
F# Minor Pentatonic yes no
B Suspended Pentatonic yes no
F# Blues yes no
F Bebop Major yes no
A Bebop Major yes no
F# Bebop Minor yes no
B Bebop Minor yes no
E Bebop Dominant yes no
B Bebop Dominant yes no
D Harmonic Major yes no
F Harmonic Major yes no
A Harmonic Major yes no
D Harmonic Minor yes no
F Double Harmonic Major yes no
A Double Harmonic Major yes no
D Hungarian Gypsy yes no
A# Hungarian Gypsy yes no
A Phrygian Dominant yes no
C# Neapolitan Minor yes no
F Enigmatic yes no
G# Eight-tone Spanish yes no
C# Balinese Pelog yes no
C Oriental yes no
E Oriental yes no
D# Iwato yes no
E Yo yes no
C# Symmetrical yes no
E Symmetrical yes no
G# Symmetrical yes no
C# Augmented yes no
F Augmented yes no
A Augmented yes no
C Ionian no yes no
G Ionian no yes no
D Dorian no yes no
A Dorian no yes no
E Phrygian no yes no
B Phrygian no yes no
C Lydian no yes no
F Lydian no yes no
D Mixolydian no yes no
G Mixolydian no yes no
E Aeolian no yes no
A Aeolian no yes no
F# Locrian no yes no
B Locrian no yes no
D Diminished Whole Half no yes no
F Diminished Whole Half no yes no
G# Diminished Whole Half no yes no
B Diminished Whole Half no yes no
C# Diminished Half Whole no yes no
E Diminished Half Whole no yes no
G Diminished Half Whole no yes no
A# Diminished Half Whole no yes no
G Major Pentatonic no yes no
E Minor Pentatonic no yes no
A Suspended Pentatonic no yes no
F# Traditional Japanese "in sen" no yes no
C# Blues no yes no
E Blues no yes no
C Bebop Major no yes no
B Bebop Major no yes no
D Bebop Minor no yes no
G Bebop Minor no yes no
C Bebop Dominant no yes no
G Bebop Dominant no yes no
G# Bebop Melodic Minor no yes no
B Bebop Melodic Minor no yes no
C Harmonic Major no yes no
B Harmonic Major no yes no
G# Harmonic Minor no yes no
B Harmonic Minor no yes no
C Double Harmonic Major no yes no
D# Double Harmonic Major no yes no
B Double Harmonic Major no yes no
E Hungarian Gypsy no yes no
F Hungarian Gypsy no yes no
G# Hungarian Gypsy no yes no
C# Hungarian Major no yes no
E Hungarian Major no yes no
G Hungarian Major no yes no
D# Phrygian Dominant no yes no
F# Phrygian Dominant no yes no
B Neapolitan Minor no yes no
F# Eight-tone Spanish no yes no
E Balinese Pelog no yes no
F# Oriental no yes no
G Oriental no yes no
A# Oriental no yes no
F# Iwato no yes no
D Yo no yes no
F# Symmetrical no yes no
B Symmetrical no yes no
C Augmented no yes no
E Augmented no yes no
G# Augmented no yes no
A# Ionian no yes
C Dorian no yes
D Phrygian no yes
D# Lydian no yes
F Mixolydian no yes
G Aeolian no yes
A Locrian no yes
C Melodic Minor no yes
A# Melodic Minor no yes
C Phrygian #6 no yes
D Phrygian #6 no yes
C# Lydian Augmented no yes
D# Lydian Augmented no yes
D# Lydian Dominant no yes
F Lydian Dominant no yes
F Fifth Mode no yes
G Fifth Mode no yes
G Locrian #2 no yes
A Locrian #2 no yes
A Altered no yes
B Altered no yes
C Diminished Whole Half no yes
D# Diminished Whole Half no yes
F# Diminished Whole Half no yes
A Diminished Whole Half no yes
D Diminished Half Whole no yes
F Diminished Half Whole no yes
G# Diminished Half Whole no yes
B Diminished Half Whole no yes
F Dominant Pentatonic no yes
D Traditional Japanese "in sen" no yes
A Blues no yes
C# Bebop Major no yes
A# Bebop Major no yes
C Bebop Minor no yes
F Bebop Minor no yes
F Bebop Dominant no yes
A# Bebop Dominant no yes
C Bebop Melodic Minor no yes
G Bebop Melodic Minor no yes
A# Bebop Melodic Minor no yes
C# Harmonic Major no yes
E Harmonic Major no yes
G Harmonic Major no yes
A# Harmonic Major no yes
G Harmonic Minor no yes
A# Harmonic Minor no yes
E Double Harmonic Major no yes
A Hungarian Gypsy no yes
C Hungarian Major no yes
D# Hungarian Major no yes
F Hungarian Major no yes
D Phrygian Dominant no yes
F Phrygian Dominant no yes
C Neapolitan Major no yes
B Enigmatic no yes
A Eight-tone Spanish no yes
B Oriental no yes
D# Prometheus no yes
C Symmetrical no yes
G Major Locrian no yes
F Lydian Minor no yes
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