A G♭ Altered scale consists of G♭, G, A, B♭, C, D and E notes. b5, even though it is found in the altered scale, usually implies the whole tone scale. Flats. Find guitar scales using graphic interface. Notice that I chose to use the B instead of the Cb which of course is the actual 3rd in Ab melodic minor. A Search Engine for Musical Scales. This scale is also known as: The 7th mode of the G# Melodic Minor Scale. Fret. Note Labels. What makes this line work musically is that it finishes on G in the next bar. The Altered Scale – Bass Practice Diary – 16th April 2019. So, whenever you see a dominant V7 chord to I written within a chord progression you can play an altered scale over the dominant chord. The altered scale features 3 of the 4 chord tones of a dominant 7th chord (1, 3, and b7) plus all the extensions of the chord altered. Raise the 11th of Db7 (Raise the F# to G so the scale does not contain the major seventh of G7) making the chord Db7#11 and you’ve got the exact same notes as the G altered scale. This first example shows how a descending altered scale can be used to outline a ii-V-I. Understand the tritone substitution relationship to the altered scale. See diagrams at Standard Guitar. JGuitar's scale calculator will draw scale diagrams showing the fretboard with notes in the selected scale highlighted. Jazz musicians love to play on dominant 7th chords. Scale Advanced Options. G is the fifth of C, a strong chord tone. Adjust the "start fret" option to further highlight a finger pattern for playing the selected scale in a different position on the fretboard. The tritone sub of G7 is Db7. So, the theory for the altered scale is 1, b9, 3rd, #9, #11, b13, and b7. The Superlocrian Scale. Altered Scale in All Keys G Altered Scale. The G altered scale is the same is an Abm melodic scale: If you play this scale in diatonic chords you’ll notice that it does not have a G7 as a diatonic chord on G, so we have to look a bit harder to find a G7 arpeggio at all, again something that is making it difficult for a lot of students. Sharps. Altered Scale in G is a minor scale with flat second, flat fourth and flat fifth intervals. Scale - Altered 1,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6,b7 FULL-th pattern Root note - G Guitar Tuning: Root. In C altered, we have an Ab (aka G#), which is also the b13, but chords marked with b13 do not imply the altered scale. Here’s the Ab melodic minor scale in the 9th position: Since G altered is the same as Ab melodic minor I have listed the diatonic chords here below. The Diminished-wholetone Scale. The chord most closely associated with this scale is Gm7b5 . b9b13 implies the fifth mode of the harmonic minor scale (aka mixolydian b9 b13). The Altered Dominant Scale. 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