The Nohkan Flute scale belongs to the group of Japanese scales because of the geographical location where it was born and its typical sound. If you are looking forward to improvise Japanese music, then the Nohkan Flute scale can be an excellent choice.
The Nohkan Flute scale is mainly used in Western music (Reggae, Jazz, blues, Pop, and many others) but has a very special quality, which is that it doesn't have a minor nor major third (and so it is said to belong to the group of 'ambigous;' scales). This quality makes the Nohkan Flute be an excellent option when you want to play chord that do contain a third, like suspended chords.
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