D Lydian Mode on Bass

Here you can learn how to play the Lydian Mode in the key of D on the Bass. As well as the scale notes, degrees and patterns of the D Lydian Mode, where available we also provide suggested Bass fingerings. In the Bass view below, you can display the notes of the D Lydian Mode mapped out onto the Bass fretboard and switch between the notes, degrees, intervals or, if we have them, suggested Bass fingerings.

Notes Ascending

D, E, F, G, A, B, C, D

Notes Descending

D, C, B, A, G, F, E, D

Pattern Ascending

T, T, T, S, T, T, S

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Pattern Descending

S, T, T, S, T, T, T

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Intervals Ascending

D > D0Perfect Unison (P1)
D > E2Major 2nd (M2)
D > F4Major 3rd (M3)
D > G6Augmented 4th (A4 or Tritone)
D > A7Perfect 5th (P5)
D > B9Major 6th (M6)
D > C11Major 7th (M7)
D > D12Perfect Octave (P8)

Intervals Descending

D > D0Perfect Unison (P1)
D > C1minor 2nd (m2)
D > B3minor 3rd (m3)
D > A5Perfect 4th (P4)
D > G6Diminished 5th (d5 or Tritone)
D > F8minor 6th (m6)
D > E10minor 7th (m7)
D > D12Perfect Octave (P8)

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