Tessitura Pro (Scales & Modes)

The Complete World of Scales at your Fingertips (iOS & macOS)

Tessitura Pro for MAC

Download the amazing macOS version on the MacAppStore.
All Scales in Music. More approaches, more patterns, more time signatures, more options.

Tessitura Pro for iPhone, iPad & iPad Pro

Download the iOS version on the AppStore and take Tessitura with you anywhere you go.
Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns. Theory & Practice Method

Advanced Melodic Patterns
(macOS Demo)
Using Approach Notes

Practice over a Messiaen's Symmetric Scale

Tessitura Pro Explained Part 1(iOS Demo)

The Main Circle Panel

Tesitura Pro contains a total of 1,948 scales to gain in-depth theoretical knowledge and help you master your instrument.

Tessitura Pro Explained Part 2(iOS Demo)

Melodic Patterns

Practice any scale by using melodic patterns.

Tessitura Pro Explained Part 3(iOS Demo)

Upper Structure Triads

Study Upper-Structures for Improvisation and composition.

Tessitura Pro Software

Scales over the Circle of Fifths

Tessitura Pro graphs scales over the circle of fifths allowing you to view the scales from an unique point of view where al modes of that scale are related (same graph rotated). It also shows all the relevant info for a scale such as symmetry, amount of transpositions and modes and much more.

Tessitura Pro Software

Melodic & Rhythmic Patterns. Approach Notes

Tessitura Pro comes loaded with a huge collection of step-skip patterns, rhythmic patterns and approach notes which you can apply to any scale in music. Combining these elements will allow you to create endless amount of exercises to practice scales like never before.

Tessitura Pro Software

Standard Notation, Guitar Tab Notation & Fretboard

Tessitura Pro offers standard music notation and tab notation for guitar including a fretboard to view any scale in any key.

Tessitura Pro Software

Upper Structure Triads & Sub-Structures

Find Upper Structure Triads or any other sub-structure (scale or chord) that is contained in any scale or mode. Ideal for improvisation and voicings.

The Complete World of Scales & Modes

In 1959, John Coltrane revolutionized music with his melodic pattern cycles in Giant Steps. Schoenberg defied tonality with his tone rows and Messiaen found the symmetry hidden in music structures with his modes of limited transpositions.

So who is going to be the next pioneer to change the course of music?
We don’t know but we’d love to help. That’s why we’ve created Tessitura Pro, an amazing tool that brings the entire world of scales, modes and melodic patterns at your fingertips.

Tessitura Pro is much more than a thesaurus of scales, modes and melodic patterns, it’s an interactive tool to study and practice like never before.

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In Tessitura Pro we have included all musical structures, 333 source scales with a total of 1948 scales and modes. If you’ve wonder how many scales are possible in music, wonder no more… now you’ll have them All!

In Tessitura Pro you can create your own melodic patterns and include different kinds of approaches, escapes tones and ornaments. Tessitura Pro comes loaded with collections of pre-made step-skip patterns, approaches and rhtyhms that will make the creation of new music a breeze.

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Pick any pattern, approach, and rhythm from the collections included in the app by simply dragging & dropping into the music staff. Tessitura Pro will apply them to the scale of your choice and write the music for you.
The possibilities are endless.

upper structure triads in tessitura pro

Study the relationship between source structures and modes, learn about their interval distribution and find upper structures for jazz improvisation, chord voicings and arranging.

Tessitura Pro will help you become the master musician you’ve always wanted to be.
Get Tessitura Pro today and take your music theory knowledge to the next level!

Learn how to use Tessitura Pro Mac. Read the manual

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Learn more about how to use Tessitura Pro: The Major Scale in Depth example in our mDecks Music Blog

Learn all scales and modes. Understand the concept of source scales and music structures.

Infinite practice patterns with approaches for any scale, chord, or any other kind of music structure.

Study Upper Structure Triads, Quartals, Sevenths and more... Learn where to use them for improvisation or chord voicings building.

List of Source Music Scales included in Tessitura Pro

List of some Source Scales in Tessitura Pro (we can't list them all but here are a few): Ionian = Major • Melodic Minor • Harmonic Minor • Augmented Triad • Diminshed 7th • Whole Tone Scale • Chromatic Scale • Half Diminished • Messiaen Inverse III Truncated • Messiaen V Truncated • Messiaen III Inverse • Messiaen V • Messiaen II Truncated • Messiaen VI • Messiaen IV • Messiaen VII • Major Triad • Minor Triad • Sus4 Triad • Diminished Triad • Maj7 • Min7 • Min7b5 • Dom7 • Aug7 • Major Pentatonic • Blues Scale • Raga Neelangi India • Dom7b5 • Major Blues Scale • Dominant Bebop • Major Bebop • 7sus4 • Minor Maj7 • Aug Maj7 • Harmonic Major • Neapolitan = Jazz Minor b2 = Neapolitan Minor • Neapolitan Minor • Double Harmonic Major = Byzantine = Arabic = Gipsy major • Enigmatic

List of some of the Modes included in Tessitura Pro

List of some Modes included in Tessitura Pro (we can't list them all but here are a few): Chromatic Scale • Dominant Bebop • Phrygian addb5 Bebop • Mixolydian add#9 Bebop • Lydian addb2 Bebop • Locrian add7 Bebop • Ionian add#4 Bebop • Dorian addb6 Bebop • Aeolian addb9 Bebop • Major Bebop • Mixolydian b9 #9 b13 Bebop • Mixolydian addb9 Bebop • Lydian add#9 Bebop • Locrian add6 Bebop • Dorain add#4 Bebop • Altered Major Bebop • Aeolian add7 Bebop • Ionian • Phrygian • Mixolydian • Lydian • Locrian • Dorian • Aeolian • Messiaen VII • Messiaen VII n4 • Messiaen VII n3 • Messiaen VII n2 • Messiaen VII Inverse n5 • Enigmatic • Enigmatic Mixo add#4 no6 • Enigmatic Lydian b6 bb7 • Enigmatic Locrian add9 • Enigmatic Ionian sus4 • Enigmatic Dorian add7 • Enigmatic Augmented Dominant • Major Blues Scale • Septatonic (Blues) VII • Septatonic (Blues) VI • Septatonic (Blues) V • Septatonic (Blues) III • Septatonic (Blues) II • Septatonic (Blues) I • Major Pentatonic • Pentatonic sus4 b7 • Pentatonic sus4 • Pentatonic Minor b6 • Minor Pentatonic • Harmonic Major • Phrygian b4 • Mixolydian b9 • Lydian Minor • Lydian Augmented #9 • Locrian bb7 • Dorian b5 • Messiaen IV • Messiaen IV n4 • Messiaen IV n3 • Messiaen IV n2 • 7sus4 • 7sus4 3rd Inversion • 7sus4 2nd Inversion • 7sus4 1st Inversion • Sus4 Triad • Sus2 Triad • Quartal • Messiaen III Inverse • Messiaen III Inverse n3 • Messiaen III Inverse n2 • Messiaen VI • Messiaen VI n4 • Messiaen VI n3 • Messiaen VI n2 • Neapolitan • Superlocrian bb3 • Mixolydian b5 b13 • Mixolydian #11 b13 • Lydian Augmented Dominant • Lydian Augmented #6 • Locrian n2 b4 • Double Harmonic Major • Ultraphrygian • Oriental • Lydian #2 #6 • Locrian bb3 bb7 • Ionian Augmented #2 • Hungarian Minor • Messiaen V • Messiaen V n3 • Messiaen V n2 • Neapolitan Minor • Mixolydian Augmented • Lydian #6 • Locrian Dominant • Ionian b2 • Altered Locrian • Aeolian #4 • Harmonic Minor • Mixolydian b9 b13 • Lydian #9 • Locrian n13 • Ionian #5 • Dorian #4 • Altered Dominant dim7 • Half Diminished • Diminished • Min7 • Min7 3rd Inversion • Min7 2nd Inversion • Min7 1st Inversion • Messiaen II Truncated • Messiaen II Truncated n3 • Messiaen II Truncated n2 • Messiaen Inverse III Truncated • Messiaen Inverse III Truncated n2 • Maj7 • Maj7 3rd Inversion • Maj7 2nd Inversion • Maj7 1st Inversion • Aug Maj7 • Aug Maj7 3rd Inversion • Aug Maj7 2nd Inversion • Aug Maj7 1st Inversion • Major Triad • Major Triad 2nd Inversion • Major Triad 1st Inversion • Messiaen V Truncated • Messiaen V Truncated n2 • Melodic Minor • Mixolydian b13 • Lydian b7 • Lydian #5 • Locrian n9 • Dorian b2 • Altered • Raga Neelangi India • Raga Neelangi India n3 • Raga Indupriya India • Dom7 • Dom7 3rd Inversion • Dom7 2nd Inversion • Dom7 1st Inversion • Whole Tone Scale • Aug7 • Dom7b5 • Messiaen VI Truncated • Messiaen VI Truncated • Blues Scale • Raga Hamsanandi, Puriya India • Pentatonic add#9 (Blues) • Mixolydian Hexatonic • Hexatonic VI • Hexatonic IV • Min7b5 • Min7b5 3rd Inversion • Min7b5 2nd Inversion • Min7b5 1st Inversion • Minor Maj7 • Minor Maj7 3rd Inversion • Minor Maj7 2nd Inversion • Minor Maj7 1st Inversion • Minor Triad • Minor Triad 2ndInversion • Minor Triad 1st Inversion • Diminshed 7th • Diminished Triad • Diminished Triad 2nd Inversion • Diminished Triad 1st Inversion • Augmented Triad

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