How to construct and play the phrygian dominant scale

Name

This is the phrygian dominant scale.

Alternative name

Use spanish instead of phrygian dominant

Use phrygian major instead of phrygian dominant

Intervals

How to construct the phrygian dominant 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.

Minor second

Has 1 semitones and spans 2 naturals.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor sixth

Has 8 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the phrygian dominant scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the phrygian dominant scale in any musical key

You can play the C phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

C   Db   E   F   G   Ab   Bb  

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C phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the C# phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

C#   D   E#   F#   G#   A   B  

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C# phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the Db phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

Db   Ebb   F   Gb   Ab   Bbb   Cb  

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Db phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the D phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

D   Eb   F#   G   A   Bb   C  

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D phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the D# phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

D#   E   F##   G#   A#   B   C#  

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D# phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the Eb phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

Eb   Fb   G   Ab   Bb   Cb   Db  

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Eb phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the E phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

E   F   G#   A   B   C   D  

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E phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the F phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

F   Gb   A   Bb   C   Db   Eb  

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F phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the F# phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

F#   G   A#   B   C#   D   E  

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F# phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the Gb phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

Gb   Abb   Bb   Cb   Db   Ebb   Fb  

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You can play the G phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

G   Ab   B   C   D   Eb   F  

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G phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the G# phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

G#   A   B#   C#   D#   E   F#  

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G# phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the Ab phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

Ab   Bbb   C   Db   Eb   Fb   Gb  

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You can play the A phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

A   Bb   C#   D   E   F   G  

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A phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the A# phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

A#   B   C##   D#   E#   F#   G#  

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A# phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the Bb phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

Bb   Cb   D   Eb   F   Gb   Ab  

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Bb phrygian dominant on the piano.

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You can play the B phrygian dominant scale with the following notes.

B   C   D#   E   F#   G   A  

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B phrygian dominant on the piano.

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