So a minor seventh 'chord' is defined as being:
1, b3, 5, b7
But the natural minor 'scale' is said to have the degrees:
1 2 b3 4 5 b6 b7
Why is the 6th marked as being flat?
I guess I just don't understand that part of the music theory yet. Could maybe someone explain it for me?
To expand on my lack of understanding...
I can see, for example, the Phrygian mode has the intervals
H, W, W, W, H, W, W, but in another question I asked there was a reply that mentioned "Phrygian Dominant Mode" and I'm not sure how that applies to a scale interval.
I know a dominant chord is defined by a 1, 3, 5, b7 so how do I apply that chord construction thinking to a scale?