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.

g flat major scale

 

Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.

g flat major diatonic chords

 

G Flat Major Diatonic Chords

These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the G flat major scale.

g flat major diatonic chords

Each major scale diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number, and follows the same pattern:

I,  ii,  iii,  IV,  V,  vi, viiº

g flat major diatonic chords

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.

Firstfourth and fifth chords of a major scale will always be major chordsSecondthird and sixth chords of a major scale will always be minor chordsSeventh 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.

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