Gb Lydian

G flat Lydian scale for guitar.
The Gb Lydian is a seven-note scale, it is also called a mode. 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, 2nd fret.

Gb

2 octaves

Gb Lydian scale diagram Notes: Gb - Ab - Bb - C - Db - Eb - F Intervals: 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 Type: Septonic

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

Formula Notes Intervals Degrees
1 Gb Unison Tonic
2 Ab Major second Supertonic
3 Bb Major third Mediant
#4 C Augmented fourth Subdominant
5 Db Perfect fifth Dominant
6 Eb Sixth Submediant
7 FMajor seventh Leading tone

The G flat Lydian scale consists of seven notes. These can be described as steps on the guitar fingerboard according to the following formula: whole, whole, whole, half, whole, whole, half from the first note to the same in the next octave.
The Gb Lydian is a mode of the Db Major Scale. It contains exactly the same notes, but starts on another note.
The Gb Lydian is the same as the Gb Major apart from one note, the fourth in the scale.

Chords that are related to this scale are the following:

Gb, Gbmaj7, Gb6, Gb6/9, Gbmaj9, Gbmaj13
Ab, Ab7, Ab6, Ab6/9, Ab9, Ab11, Ab13
Bbm, Bbm7, Bbm9, Bbm11
Cdim, Cm7b5
Db, Dbmaj7, Db6, Db6/9, Dbmaj9, Dbmaj13
Ebm, Ebm7, Ebm6, Ebm9, Ebm11
Fm, Fm7

The tones in these chords correspond to the tones of the Gb Lydian scale.

Related to this scale are Lydian #2, Lydian #5 and Lydian b7, being the 6th mode of the Harmonic Minor and the 3rd and 4th modes of the Melodic Minor.

The Gb Lydian #2 scale is identical to the Gb Lydian except for the augmented second. It can be displayed as follows:

Formula Notes Intervals Degrees
1 Gb Unison Tonic
#2 A Augmented second Supertonic
3 Bb Major third Mediant
#4 C Augmented fourth Subdominant
5 Db Perfect fifth Dominant
6 Eb Sixth Submediant
7 F Major seventh Subtonic

The Gb Lydian #2 contains the same notes as the Bb Harmonic Minor Scale, but starts on another note.

The Gb Lydian #5 scale is identical to the Gb Lydian except for the augmented fifth. It can be displayed as follows:

Formula Notes Intervals Degrees
1 Gb Unison Tonic
2 Ab Major second Supertonic
3 Bb Major third Mediant
#4 C Augmented fourth Subdominant
#5 D Augmented fifth Dominant
6 Eb Sixth Submediant
7 F Major seventh Subtonic

The Gb Lydian #5 contains the same notes as the Eb Melodic Minor Scale, but starts on another note.

The Gb Lydian b7 scale, also known as Gb Lydian Dominant scale, is identical to the Gb Lydian except for the augmented fifth. It can be displayed as follows:

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

The Gb Lydian b7 contains the same notes as the Db Melodic Minor Scale, but starts on another note.