Notes: C, D, E, F, G, A, Bb, and B - Key: C - Origin: Iraqian - Category: Nonatonic or Ennatonic Scales
The C Maqam Shawq Awir uses nine notes per octave. Because of this same reason it is a member of the so called Nonatonic or Ennatonic -scales that have Nine-note (or Nine-tone). On the piano keyboard, it is made up of one black keys: Bb and seven white keys: C, D, E, F, G, A, and B. This combination makes this scale - as well as the C Makam Būselik II, C Makam Ēārgāh, and C Makam Hijaz - as great choices for composing or improvising Iraqian music.
If we take a look a the key signature of the C Maqam Shawq Awir 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, E, F, G, A, Bb, and B.