Notes: C, Eb, E, F, G, and Bb - Key: C - Origin: South Indian - Category: Heptatonic Scales
The C Mela Calanata uses seven notes per octave. Because of this same reason it is a member of the so called Heptatonic -scales that have Seven-note (or Seven-tone). On the piano keyboard, it is made up of two black keys: Eb, and Bb and four white keys: C, E, F, and G. This combination makes this scale - as well as the C Mela Bhavapriya, C Mela Cakravaka, and C Mela Carukesi - as great choices for composing or improvising South Indian music.
If we take a look a the key signature of the C Mela Calanata Scale we can find it has two flats and no sharps. Therefore, on sheet music you will find two accidentals on the score. The notes of this scale are: C, Eb, E, F, G, and Bb.