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