Notes: C, Db, Eb, F, Gb, G, A, and B - Key: C - Origin: Dutch - Category: Nonatonic or Ennatonic Scales
The C Van der Horst Octatonic 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 three black keys: Db, Eb, and Gb and five white keys: C, F, G, A, and B. This combination makes this scale - as well as the C Prometheus, C Prometheus Liszt, and C Prometheus Neapolitan - as great choices for composing or improvising Dutch music.
If we take a look a the key signature of the C Van der Horst Octatonic Scale we can find it has three flats and no sharps. Therefore, on sheet music you will find three accidentals on the score. The notes of this scale are: C, Db, Eb, F, Gb, G, A, and B.