b Altered Ukulele Scale

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Standard Tuning (gCEA).
View this scale in: G-Tuning (DGBE)D-Tuning (ADF#B)Slack-key Tuning (gCEG)

Also known as the altered dominant scale this mode has every non essential tone altered. Basically the root note is the only note not altered in this scale. All pitches are lowered except C in the C altered dominant scale of C Db Eb Fb Gb Ab Bb.

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Diagram/Chart

Staff Line Notation

Scale details

  • Type : Blues
  • Number of notes : 7
  • Formula : 1,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6,b7
  • Notes : A, B♭, C, D♭, E♭, F, G
  • Intervals : H,W,H,W,W,W,W
  • Degrees : A (I - tonic), B♭ (II - supertonic), C (III - mediant), D♭ (IV - subdominant), E♭ (V - dominant), F (VI - submediant), G (VII - leading tone)

Scale Positions

You'll find below the 5 different positions/shapes of the b Altered Uke scale in Standard Tuning (gCEA), along with their ascending tab patterns.

Position #1

Position #2

Position #3

Position #4

Position #5

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