In this post we will look at the G Flat Major Scale and all of its positions along the guitar fretboard.

The G flat major scale contains 6 flats. The 7 notes in the G flat major scale are:

Gb – Ab – Bb – Cb – Db – Eb – F

The key of Gb major is the furtherest away from C major on the cycle of 4ths, so it has the perception of being a hard key to learn.

Let’s look at playing the G flat major scale in the open position. There is only one note (B) that can be played on an open string, but it’s worth playing anyway:

G Flat Major Scale Open Position Frets
G Flat Major Scale Open Position Notes

The first one is in the 1st position (the lowest fret is fret 1)

G Flat Major Scale 1st Position Frets
G Flat Major Scale 1st Position Notes

The next one is in the 2nd position (the lowest fret is fret 2)

G Flat Major Scale 2nd Position Frets
G Flat Major Scale 2nd Position Notes

The first one is in the 6th position (the lowest fret is fret 6)

G Flat Major Scale 6th Position Frets
G Flat Major Scale 6th Position Notes

The first one is in the 7th position (the lowest fret is fret 7)

G Flat Major Scale 7th Position Frets
G Flat Major Scale 7th Position Notes

The first one is in the 10th position (the lowest fret is fret 10)

G Flat Major Scale 10th Position Frets
G Flat Major Scale 10th Position Notes

So there we have it. All the positions along the fretboard for the Gb major scale!

For more information on major scales check out the post a complete guide to major scales on the guitar.

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