Lydian Augmented Scale Piano Reference With Notes & Intervals

    🎹 The Lydian augmented scale, also known as the Lydian #5 scale, is a 7-note scale that's based on the Lydian mode and is also the 3rd mode of the melodic minor scale. Compared to the Lydian mode, the Lydian augmented scale has a raised 5th scale degree to arrive at the following interval formula: 1 - 2 - 3 - #4 - #5 - 6 - 7.

    Here you'll find an interactive piano reference for the Lydian #5 scale with notes on the piano keyboard, intervals and scale formula.

    Lydian Augmented Scale Intervals

    The intervals of the Lydian augmented scale are:


      Lydian Augmented Scale Formula

      The formula for the Lydian augmented scale is: W, W, W, W, h, W, h

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      W: Whole step, h: Half step (semitone)


      Lydian Augmented Scales Note Chart

      C
      C♯
      D
      D♯
      E
      F
      F♯
      G
      G♯
      A
      A♯
      B

      And now here are interactive piano keyboard layouts, one for each key, where you can hear the Lydian augmented scales being played up and down:

      C Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      C♯ Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      D Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      D♯ Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      E Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      F Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      F♯ Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      G Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      G♯ Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      A Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      A♯ Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:

      B Lydian Augmented Scale

      notes:


      Lydian Augmented Scale Chords

      Here's a list of chord types that fit the Lydian augmented scale:



        piano samples

        The piano samples used for this Lydian augmented scale reference are from “Salamander Grand Piano V3” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.


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