Notes: C, D, Eb, G, and A - Key: C - Origin: Japanese - Category: Hexatonic Scales
The C Akebono I uses six notes per octave. Because of this same reason it is a member of the so called Hexatonic -scales that have Six-note (or Six-tone). On the piano keyboard, it is made up of one black keys: Eb and four white keys: C, D, G, and A. This combination makes this scale - as well as the C Akebono II, C Banshikicho, and C Han-Iwato - as great choices for composing or improvising Japanese music.
If we take a look a the key signature of the C Akebono I Scale we can find it has one flats and no sharps. Therefore, on sheet music you will find one accidentals on the score. The notes of this scale are: C, D, Eb, G, and A.