Ab Phrygian Dominant Ukulele Scale (mode) - Baritone

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G-Tuning (DGBE).
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The dominant Phrygian mode corresponds to the fifth mode of the harmonic minor scale. This mode can be used on a simple major chord, but is especially used in jazz, especially on a dominant seventh chord. This mode is constructed more or less in the same way as the Phrygian mode, with the difference being a major third while the Phrygian mode has a minor third.

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Diagram/Chart

Staff Line Notation

Scale details

  • Type : Harmonic minor
  • Number of notes : 7
  • Formula : 1,b2,3,4,5,b6,b7
  • Notes : A♭, A, C, D♭, E♭, E, G♭
  • Intervals : H,WH,H,W,H,W,W
  • Degrees : A♭ (I - tonic), A (II - supertonic), C (III - mediant), D♭ (IV - subdominant), E♭ (V - dominant), E (VI - submediant), G♭ (VII - leading tone)

Scale Positions

You'll find below the 5 different positions/shapes of the Ab Phrygian Dominant Uke scale in G-Tuning (DGBE), along with their ascending tab patterns.

Position #1

Position #2

Position #3

Position #4

Position #5

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