G Locrian Mode on Bass

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

Theoretical Only

The G Locrian Mode is considered theoretical only as it has double sharps or flats in the key signature.

The usual alternative is the enharmonic equivalent F♯ Locrian Mode

Notes Ascending

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

Notes Descending

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

Pattern Ascending

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

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Pattern Descending

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

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Intervals Ascending

G > G0Perfect Unison (P1)
G > A1minor 2nd (m2)
G > B3minor 3rd (m3)
G > C5Perfect 4th (P4)
G > D6Diminished 5th (d5 or Tritone)
G > E8minor 6th (m6)
G > F10minor 7th (m7)
G > G12Perfect Octave (P8)

Intervals Descending

G > G0Perfect Unison (P1)
G > F2Major 2nd (M2)
G > E4Major 3rd (M3)
G > D6Augmented 4th (A4 or Tritone)
G > C7Perfect 5th (P5)
G > B9Major 6th (M6)
G > A11Major 7th (M7)
G > G12Perfect Octave (P8)

Music Theory

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