D flat Major scale

the D flat (D♭) major scale has five flats (5 ♭) and according to the flats order they are the B flat, E flat, A flat, D flat and the G♭ (B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭ & G♭).
The names of the notes in the B flat major scale are: D♭ E♭ F G♭ A♭ B♭ C

D flat major scale

Like all other major scales, D flat major scale is composed by this sequence of whole steps and half steps united states of america (tones and semitones united kingdom):

united states of america:1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step

united kingdom: 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone

whole steps and half steps in D flat major scale

Key signature of D flat major scale

The key signature of D flat Major has five flats (5♭).

key signature 5 flats

D flat Major scale in most common clefs


Here is D flat major scale in most common clefs: treble clef, bass clef, tenor clef and alto clef.

D flat Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

Below is the D flat major scale in treble clef:

D flat Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

D flat Major scale in bass clef

Below is the D flat major scale in bass clef:

D flat Major scale in bass clef

D flat Major scale in alto clef

Below is the D flat major scale in alto clef:

D flat Major scale in alto clef

D flat Major scale in tenor clef

Below is the D flat major scale in tenor clef:

D flat Major scale in tenor clef

Scale degrees of D flat major

The degrees of D flat major scale are:

D♭ : degree I (Tonic)
E♭ : degree II (Supertonic)
F : degree III (Mediant)
G♭ : degree IV (Subdominant)
A♭ : degree V (Dominant)
B♭ : degree VI (Submediant)
C : degree VII (Leading Tone)

Closely related keys of D flat Major

Closely related keys of D flat Major are:

- A flat Major
- G flat Major
- F minor
- B flat minor
- E flat minor

Relative minor key of D flat Major

The relative minor key of D flat Major is B flat minor and below if the B flat minor natural scale:

B flat natural minor scale

D flat major scale on a piano

Below is the D flat major scale on a piano:

D flat major scale on a piano

D flat major triad chord

The D flat major triad chord as a root note (D flat), a major third (D flat / A) and a perfect fifth (D flat / A flat):

D flat major perfect chord triad

And below is the D flat major triad chord on a piano keyboard:

D flat major triad chord on a piano

Authentic cadence (perfect cadence) in D flat major

Here is an Authentic cadence united states of america (perfect cadence united kingdom) in D flat major :

Authentic cadence (perfect cadence) in D flat major

D flat Major scale video

Here is a D flat Major scale video:

Famous works D flat major

Here are some works by famous composers composed in D flat major:

Maple Leaf Rag (Scott Joplin)

Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag ragtime has a part composed in D flat major (the trio):

Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin

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