Db Mixolydian

D flat Mixolydian scale for guitar.
The Db Mixolydian is a seven-note scale, also called Db Dominant Scale. Colored circles in the diagram mark the notes in the scale (darker color highlighting the root notes). In the fretboard pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 9th fret.

Db Mixolydian 2 octaves

Db Mixolydian scale diagram

Db Mixolydian full fretboard

Db Mixolydian scale whole guitar neck diagram

Db Mixolydian note names

Db Mixolydian scale with note letters diagram
Notes: Db - Eb - F - Gb - Ab - Bb - Cb Intervals: 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 Type: Septonic 

The scale displayed with its numeric formula, notes, intervals and scale degrees.

Formula Notes Intervals Degrees
1 Db Unison Tonic
2 Eb Major second Supertonic
3 F Major third Mediant
4 Gb Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 Ab Perfect fifth Dominant
6 Bb Sixth Submediant
b7 Cb Minor seventh Subtonic

Chords that are related to this scale are the following:

Db, Db7, Db9, Db11, Db13
Ebm, Ebm7, Ebm9, Ebm11
Fdim, Fm7b5
Gb, Gbmaj7, Gb6, Gbmaj9, Gbmaj13
Abm, Abm7, Abm6, Abm9, Abm11, Abm13
Bbm, Bbm7
B, Bmaj7, B6/9, Bmaj9, Bmaj13

The tones in these chords correspond to the tones of the Db Mixolydian scale (some chords have been excluded).

The D flat Mixolydian scale consists of seven notes. These can be described as steps on the guitar fingerboard according to the following formula: whole, whole, half, whole, whole, half and whole from the first note to the same in the next octave.
The Db Mixolydian is a mode of the Gb Major Scale. It contains exactly the same notes, but starts on another note.
The Db Mixolydian is the same as the Db Major apart from one note, the seventh in the scale.
Mixolydian can also be described as a Dominant mode. It includes all the notes of the related Dominant 7th chord, which is characterized by the minor seventh interval (as seen in the comparison below).

  1 2 3 4 5 6 b7
Db Mixolydian Db Eb F Gb Ab Bb Cb
Db7 Db   F   Ab   Cb

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