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Six Essential Scales - Dorian/Minor Chords

PUBLISHED: Feb 7, 2013 UPDATED: Feb 7, 2013 • VIEWS: 15 • LESSON CODE: UL04-QS-DORc

Instruments: ukulele Subjects: scalesmodes

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Six Essential Scales - Dorian/Minor Chords

The Dorian/Minor scale is one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know.

Here are the chords for all 15 Dorian/Minor scales.

The scale formula, based on the major scale is:

1 2 b3 5 6 b7 8.

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