Guitar Scale Modes: Lydian Mode

The Lydian Scale Mode is played by starting on the fourth note of a Major Scale.

Lydian Scale Mode Pattern

The scale diagram on the left is the pattern used for a two octave Major Scale. The scale diagram to the right shows the Lydian Mode taken from the same pattern of the Major Scale, starting on the fourth note of the scale. (C Lydian is Relative to the G Major Scale)

C Lydian Scale Mode

C D E F# G A B C
1 2 3 4# 5 6 7 8
G Major Scale Pattern C Lydian Scale Mode Pattern