Dom7 Lydian

Lydian Dominant


This scale is the fourth mode of the melodic minor scale and is called Lydian Dominant (b7).

 

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hear the Lydian-scale

 

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Here are the ScaleTwister’s three Lydian scales for comparison.

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Application

Typical of the Lydian scale is the augmented IV degree (F#). With the additional diminished VII degree, the Dominant Lydian scale fits the major seventh chord because it contains no dissonant sounding note (4th note = F).

 

Chords

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