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Scale Lesson

:Locrian scale


Locrian scale

This lecture is the Locrian Scale which is also known as one of the Church mode.

Locrian scale is the phrygian scale with lowered the fifth scale degree by a semitone.

Locrian scale
  C   D   E F   G   A   B
C Locrian scale          
C Phrygian scale          

Avoid note is note of second scale step. If you use the B locrian, C is the avoid note.

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Triads and Seventh Chords

Locrian scale has the following triads and 7th chords.

Triad in the B Locrian scale
Triad Bm(b5) C Dm Em F G Am
Degree Names Im(b5) bII bIIIm IVm bV bVI bVIIm
Seventh Chord in the B Locrian scale
7th Chord Bm7(b5) CM7 Dm7 Em7 FM7 G7 Am7
Degree Names Im7(b5) bIIM7 bIIIm7 IVm7 bVM7 bVI7 bVIIm7

Let's listen to my original song using locrian scale.

Fight it out, with the aim of becoming a champion who use the scale masterfully.