A♭ Major & F minor scale Piano

Learn A♭ Major scale on a Piano the easy way. After learning about the role each note plays in A♭ Major scale you’ll be able to play in the key of A♭ on Piano and on many more musical instruments.

  • A♭ Major scale notes: A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭ – F – G
  • F minor scale notes: F – G – A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭
  • F minor scale is the Relative minor of A♭ Major scale.
  • A♭ Major scale has 4 flats

A♭ Major scale Modes

  • A♭ Ionian: A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭ – F – G
  • B♭ Dorian: B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭ – F – G – A♭
  • C Phrygian: C – D♭ – E♭ – F – G – A♭ – B♭
  • D♭ Lydian: D♭ – E♭ – F – G – A♭ – B♭ – C
  • E♭ Mixolydian: E♭ – F – G – A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭
  • F Aeolian: F – G – A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭
  • G Locrian: G – A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭ – F

A♭ Major scale Diatonic Function

  • A♭ is the Tonic.
  • B♭ is the Supertonic.
  • C is the Mediant.
  • D♭ is the Subdominant.
  • E♭ is the Dominant.
  • F is the Submediant.
  • G is the leading.

A♭ Major and F minor scale on a Piano/keyboard

A♭ major and F minor scale notes on a piano/keyboard.

A♭ Major scale (4♭) Intervals & Diatonic Function table

Ionian Dorian Phrygian Lydian Mixolydian Aeolian Locrian
Tonic Supertonic Median Subdominant Dominant Submediant Leading
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
T T St T T T St
A♭ B♭ C D♭ E♭ F G A♭

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