G Phrygian Ukulele Scale (mode) - D-Tuning

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D-Tuning (ADF#B).
View this scale in: Standard Tuning (gCEA)G-Tuning (DGBE)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 : G, A♭, B♭, C, D, E♭, F
  • Intervals : H,W,W,W,H,W,W
  • Degrees : G (I - tonic), A♭ (II - supertonic), B♭ (III - mediant), C (IV - subdominant), D (V - dominant), E♭ (VI - submediant), F (VII - leading tone)

Scale Positions

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

Position #1

Position #2

Position #3

Position #4

Position #5

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