Dom7 Lydian

Lydian Dominant

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


hear the Lydian-scale


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

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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).



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