Notes: C, Eb, Gb, Ab, and Bb - Key: C - Origin: Chinese - Category: Hexatonic Scales
The C Chin 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 four black keys: Eb, Gb, Ab, and Bb and one white keys: C. This combination makes this scale - as well as the C Qing Shang, C Qing Yu, and C Quan Ming - as great choices for composing or improvising Chinese music.
If we take a look a the key signature of the C Chin Scale we can find it has four flats and no sharps. Therefore, on sheet music you will find four accidentals on the score. The notes of this scale are: C, Eb, Gb, Ab, and Bb.