Phrygian Dominant Guitar Scales Explained

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In this post we're going to learn how to play the Phrygian Dominant scale, with the help of fretboard diagrams and guitar tabs.

The intervals in the Phrygian Dominant Scale scale are Root, Minor Second, Major Third, Perfect Fourth, Perfect Fifth, Minor Sixth, and Minor Seventh

The C Phrygian Dominant Scale scale is composed of the notes C, Db, E, F, G, Ab, and Bb


C Phrygian Dominant Scale Intervals:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
b6
6
b7
7

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Phrygian Dominant Scale Notes in all Keys

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CDbEFGAbBb
GAbBCDEbF
DEbF#GABbC
ABbC#DEFG
EFG#ABCD
BCD#EF#GA
F#GA#BC#DE
GbAbbBbCbDbEbbFb
C#DE#F#G#AB
DbEbbFGbAbBbbCb
G#AB#C#D#EF#
AbBbbCDbEbFbGb
D#EF##G#A#BC#
EbFbGAbBbCbDb
A#BC##D#E#F#G#
BbCbDEbFGbAb
FGbABbCDbEb

Phrygian Dominant Scale Fretboard Diagrams

All the following patterns are provided in the key of C. To play the scale in another key, move the patterns up or down the neck to the root you want to use.

C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 1

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Phrygian Dominant guitar scale fretboard diagram - Box Pattern with note names

C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 2

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 3

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 4

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 5

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 6

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 7

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 8

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 9

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 10

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 11

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 12

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 13

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 14

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 15

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 16

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 17

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 18

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 19

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 20

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 21

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C Phrygian Dominant Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 22

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