Gb Mixolydian

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

Gb Mixolydian 2 octaves

Gb Mixolydian scale diagram

Gb Mixolydian full fretboard

Gb Mixolydian scale whole guitar neck diagram

Gb Mixolydian note names

Gb Mixolydian scale with note letters diagram
Notes: Gb - Ab - Bb - Cb - Db - Eb - Fb 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 Gb Unison Tonic
2 Ab Major second Supertonic
3 Bb Major third Mediant
4 Cb Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 Db Perfect fifth Dominant
6 Eb Sixth Submediant
b7 Fb Minor seventh Subtonic

The fourth degree is written as Cb, which is the same as B. The seventh degree is written as Fb, which is the same as E. A practice in a scale notation is to not include the same letter twice, if it can be avoided.

Chords that are related to this scale are the following:

Gb, Gb7, Gb9, Gb11, Gb13
Abm, Abm7, Abm9, Abm11
Bbdim, Bbm7b5
Cb, Cbmaj7, Cb6, Cbmaj9, Cbmaj13
Dbm, Dbm7, Dbm6, Dbm9, Dbm11, Dbm13
Ebm, Ebm7
Fb, Fbmaj7, Fb6/9, Fbmaj9, Fbmaj13

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

The G 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 Gb Mixolydian is a mode of the B Major Scale. It contains exactly the same notes, but starts on another note.
The Gb Mixolydian is the same as the Gb 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
Gb Mixolydian Gb Ab Bb Cb Db Eb Fb
Gb7 Gb   Bb   Db   Fb

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