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