Daxter Music

Scale Lesson

:Lydian scale


Lydian scale

This lecture is the Lydian scale which is one of the Church mode.

Lydian scale is the Major scale with a raised 4th. This 4th note (F#) is really famous and used frequently.

Lydian scale
  C   D   E F   G   A   B
C Lydian scale          
C Major Scale          

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Lydian scale

Lydian scale has the following triads and 7th chords.

Triad in the C Lydian scale
Triad C D Em F#m(b5) G Am Bm
Degree Names I II IIIm #IVm(b5) V VIm VIIm
Seventh Chord in the C Lydian scale
7th Chord CM7 D7 Em7 F#m7(b5) GM7 Am7 Bm7
Degree Names IM7 II7 IIIm7 #IVm7(b5) VM7 VIm7 VIIm7

Let's listen to the sample song using the Lydian scale.

I cherish the feeling, so the sample song on the pages of scale lectures are made roughly.