C Phrygian Ukulele Scale (mode)

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

The Phrygian mode is the third mode of the Major scale. This minor mode is featured with having a second minor as a characteristic note and a minor sixth. This can give it a fairly marked Spanish and ethnic sound. It will be used on minor chords and especially on Phrygian characteristic beats.

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Diagram/Chart

Staff Line Notation

Scale details

  • Type : Major
  • Number of notes : 7
  • Formula : 1,b2,b3,4,5,b6,b7
  • Notes : C, D♭, E♭, F, G, A♭, B♭
  • Intervals : H,W,W,W,H,W,W
  • Degrees : C (I - tonic), D♭ (II - supertonic), E♭ (III - mediant), F (IV - subdominant), G (V - dominant), A♭ (VI - submediant), B♭ (VII - leading tone)

Scale Positions

You'll find below the 5 different positions/shapes of the C Phrygian 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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