Diatonic Chords of G Flat Major Scale
How to form diatonic chords of G flat major scale?
G Flat Major Scale
G♭ – A♭ – B♭ – C♭ – D♭ – E♭ – F – G♭ are the notes of the G flat major scale.
Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.
G Flat Major Diatonic Chords
These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the G flat major scale.
Each major scale diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number, and follows the same pattern:
I, ii, iii, IV, V, vi, viiº
We use uppercase roman numeral numbers to represent major chords, lowercase to represent minor chords, uppercase with a small plus sign to represent augmented chords, and lowercase with a small circle to represent diminished chords.
First, fourth and fifth chords of a major scale will always be major chords. Second, third and sixth chords of a major scale will always be minor chords. Seventh chord of a major scale will always be diminished chords.
The seven diatonic chords formed from the key of G flat major are:
I – G♭ – B♭ – D♭ (G Flat major chord)
ii – A♭ – C♭ – E♭ (A Flat minor chord)
iii – B♭ – D♭ – F (B Flat minor chord)
IV – C♭ – E♭ – G♭ (C Flat major chord)
V – D♭ – F – A♭ (D Flat major chord)
vi – E♭ – G♭ – B♭ (E Flat minor chord)
viiº- F – A♭ – C♭ (F diminished chord)
These are the chords that are diatonic to the G flat major scale. They are directly related to the G flat major key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.
Categories: Major Scale Diatonic Chords