This guitar scale reference contains the notes, formula, structure, positions, chords, and modes for the D Flat Major scale. For an in-depth lesson on the major scale, please see Major Scale Patterns, Positions and Theory.
Notes of D Flat Major Scale
The D Flat Major Scale contains 5 flats, D♭, E♭, G♭, A♭, and B♭ and 2 natural notes.
D♭ – E♭ – F – G♭ – A♭ – B♭ – C
|Intervals||Root||Major 2nd||Major 3rd||Perfect 4th||Perfect 5th||Major 6th||Major 7th|
D Flat Major is a major scale and follows the major scale structure of whole and half step intervals:
W W H W W W H
The diagrams below outline the 5 CAGED positions for the D Flat Major scale.
Chords in the Key of D Flat Major
|Chord Notes||D♭ – F – A♭||E♭ – G♭ – B♭||F – A♭ – C||G♭ – B♭ – D♭||A♭ – C – E♭||B♭ – D♭ – F||C – E♭ – G♭|
Relative and Parallel Scales
Relative Minor of D Flat Major: B Flat Minor | B♭m – Cdim – D♭ – E♭m – Fm – G♭ – A♭
Parallel Minor of D Flat Major: D Flat Minor | D♭m – E♭dim – F♭ – G♭m – A♭m – B♭♭ – C♭
The following are the modes of D Flat Major:
- D♭ Ionian (Major)
- E♭ Dorian (Minor)
- F Phrygian (Minor)
- G♭ Lydian (Major)
- A♭ Mixolydian (Major)
- B♭ Aeolian (Minor)
- C Locrian (Minor)