Scale Modes

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Anonymous
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Scale Modes
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2010-01-14 13:12:06
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Musical Scale Modes
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Ionian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, etc.
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  1. Name the seven scale modes. (If possible in ascending order starting with major.)
    Ionian

    Dorian

    Phrygian

    Lydian

    Mixolydian

    Aeolian

    Locrian
  2. Ionian
    Same as a major scale

    W-W-h-W-W-W-h

    (half step between 3-4 and 7-8)
  3. Dorian
    Same as natural minor scale with raised sixth degree.

    W-h-W-W-W-h-W

    (half step between 2-3 & 6-7)
  4. Phrygian
    Natural minor scale with lowered second degree

    h-W-W-W-h-W-W

    (half step between 1-2 & 5-6)
  5. Lydian
    Major scale with raised fourth degree

    W-W-W-h-W-W-h

    (half step between 4-5 & 7-8)
  6. Mixolydian
    Major scale with lowered seventh degree

    W-W-h-W-W-h-W

    (half step between 3-4 & 6-7)
  7. Aeolian
    Same as natural minor scale (major scale with lowered 3rd, 6th & 7th)

    W-h-W-W-h-W-W

    (half step between 2-3 & 5-6)
  8. Locrian
    Natural minor scale with lowered second and fifth (??)

    h-W-W-h-W-W-W

    (half step between 1-2 & 4-5)

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