Can a guitar be tuned to play the Arabic music scale?

Question by Azure Z: Can a guitar be tuned to play the Arabic music scale?
I’ve read that the Arabic musical scale is divided into 16 tones. (The standard Western musical scale is divided into 12 tones).

Is it possible to tune a standard guitar to play all 16 tones on the Arabic music scale, or would you have to change the spacing of the frets to do this?

Best answer:

Answer by samuraicoder
Yes.

For the tuning see http://www.studybass.com/tools/chord-scale-note-printer/

click the scale tab then select the arabic scale

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