More Altered Madness

Something I noticed while playing around last night is that if you start on G and play the first four notes of the G Altered/Super Locrian, say on the low E string, then on the A string start on Db and play the first four notes of the Db Altered (is that right or do i think of it as a G Lydian Dom? Doh) anyway, you end up with a diminished scale.

A—————-4-5–7-8—– from G Lydian Dominant (start on Db)
E—3-4–6–7—————– from G Alt

….then I realized that the ‘second half’ of the altered scale is part of a Whole Tone, so combining the back half of the G Altered and the G Lydian Dominant gives me a G Whole Tone. Presumably over a G Altered Dominant chord (which I’m guessing includes all the #/b 5/9 chords) I can interchange G dim and G aug scales? Hmm…

This coolness kept me busy for quite a while.

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