How to construct and play the lydian scale

Name

This is the lydian scale.

Intervals

How to construct the lydian scale?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this scale. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this scale from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Major second

Has 2 semitones and spans 2 naturals.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Augmented fourth

Has 6 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Major sixth

Has 9 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the lydian scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the lydian scale in any musical key

You can play the C lydian scale with the following notes.

C   D   E   F#   G   A   B  

Sheet music of the C lydian scale.

The notes of the C lydian scale written down in sheet music.

C lydian on the piano.

The notes of the C lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the C# lydian scale with the following notes.

C#   D#   E#   F##   G#   A#   B#  

Sheet music of the C# lydian scale.

The notes of the C# lydian scale written down in sheet music.

C# lydian on the piano.

The notes of the C# lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the Db lydian scale with the following notes.

Db   Eb   F   G   Ab   Bb   C  

Sheet music of the Db lydian scale.

The notes of the Db lydian scale written down in sheet music.

Db lydian on the piano.

The notes of the Db lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the D lydian scale with the following notes.

D   E   F#   G#   A   B   C#  

Sheet music of the D lydian scale.

The notes of the D lydian scale written down in sheet music.

D lydian on the piano.

The notes of the D lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the D# lydian scale with the following notes.

D#   E#   F##   G##   A#   B#   C##  

Sheet music of the D# lydian scale.

The notes of the D# lydian scale written down in sheet music.

D# lydian on the piano.

The notes of the D# lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the Eb lydian scale with the following notes.

Eb   F   G   A   Bb   C   D  

Sheet music of the Eb lydian scale.

The notes of the Eb lydian scale written down in sheet music.

Eb lydian on the piano.

The notes of the Eb lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the E lydian scale with the following notes.

E   F#   G#   A#   B   C#   D#  

Sheet music of the E lydian scale.

The notes of the E lydian scale written down in sheet music.

E lydian on the piano.

The notes of the E lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the F lydian scale with the following notes.

F   G   A   B   C   D   E  

Sheet music of the F lydian scale.

The notes of the F lydian scale written down in sheet music.

F lydian on the piano.

The notes of the F lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the F# lydian scale with the following notes.

F#   G#   A#   B#   C#   D#   E#  

Sheet music of the F# lydian scale.

The notes of the F# lydian scale written down in sheet music.

F# lydian on the piano.

The notes of the F# lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the Gb lydian scale with the following notes.

Gb   Ab   Bb   C   Db   Eb   F  

Sheet music of the Gb lydian scale.

The notes of the Gb lydian scale written down in sheet music.

Gb lydian on the piano.

The notes of the Gb lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the G lydian scale with the following notes.

G   A   B   C#   D   E   F#  

Sheet music of the G lydian scale.

The notes of the G lydian scale written down in sheet music.

G lydian on the piano.

The notes of the G lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the G# lydian scale with the following notes.

G#   A#   B#   C##   D#   E#   F##  

Sheet music of the G# lydian scale.

The notes of the G# lydian scale written down in sheet music.

G# lydian on the piano.

The notes of the G# lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the Ab lydian scale with the following notes.

Ab   Bb   C   D   Eb   F   G  

Sheet music of the Ab lydian scale.

The notes of the Ab lydian scale written down in sheet music.

Ab lydian on the piano.

The notes of the Ab lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the A lydian scale with the following notes.

A   B   C#   D#   E   F#   G#  

Sheet music of the A lydian scale.

The notes of the A lydian scale written down in sheet music.

A lydian on the piano.

The notes of the A lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the A# lydian scale with the following notes.

A#   B#   C##   D##   E#   F##   G##  

Sheet music of the A# lydian scale.

The notes of the A# lydian scale written down in sheet music.

A# lydian on the piano.

The notes of the A# lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the Bb lydian scale with the following notes.

Bb   C   D   E   F   G   A  

Sheet music of the Bb lydian scale.

The notes of the Bb lydian scale written down in sheet music.

Bb lydian on the piano.

The notes of the Bb lydian scale on the piano.

You can play the B lydian scale with the following notes.

B   C#   D#   E#   F#   G#   A#  

Sheet music of the B lydian scale.

The notes of the B lydian scale written down in sheet music.

B lydian on the piano.

The notes of the B lydian scale on the piano.