D Mixolydian

D Mixolydian scale for guitar.
The D Mixolydian is a seven-note scale, also called D 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, 10th fret.


2 octaves

D Mixolydian scale diagram Notes: D - E - F# - G - A - B - C Intervals: 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 Type: Septonic 

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

Formula Notes Intervals Degrees
1 D Unison Tonic
2 E Major second Supertonic
3 F# Major third Mediant
4 G Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 A Perfect fifth Dominant
6 B Sixth Submediant
b7 C Minor seventh Subtonic

Chords that are related to this scale are the following:

D, D7, D9, D11, D13
Em, Em7, Em9, Em11
F#dim, F#m7b5
G, Gmaj7, G6, Gmaj9, Gmaj13
Am, Am7, Am6, Am9, Am11, Am13
Bm, Bm7
C, Cmaj7, C6/9, Cmaj9, Cmaj13

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

The D 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 D Mixolydian is a mode of the G Major Scale. It contains exactly the same notes, but starts on another note.
The D Mixolydian is the same as the D Major apart from one note, the seventh in the scale.

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