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What is the different between a Scale and a Mode?

Updated: 10 Jan 2022

The term scale and mode are used interchangeably, and in a strict theory sense, there is a big difference between a scale and a mode or modal scale. They are NOT the same, even if they are the same notes. A scale and mode can contain the same notes.

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QuickStart Chord Progressions, Dorian Play-along Tracks

Updated: 27 Jul 2022

Four Premium practice play-along tracks for mastering and exploring the Dorian scale. Suitable for any instrument.

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Six Essential Scales - Dorian/Minor Chords

Updated: 07 Feb 2013

The Dorian/Minor scale is one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know. The scale formula, based on the major scale is: 1 2 b3 5 6 b7 8.

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Six Essential Scales - Dorian/Minor QuickStart Scale Shapes

Updated: 07 Feb 2013

QuickStart scale shapes summary for Dorian/Minor, one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know.

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Six Essential Scales for `Ukulele

Updated: 09 Nov 2021

The six essential scales are: Blues Major Pentatonic Mixolydian Dorian Aeolian and Ionian From the six essential scales, you can get through a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music. A scale is simply a collection of pitches or notes, not really a "this is a Jazz scale", "this is a Blues" or "this is a Rock scale". It's how a scale is used that really matters not its name.

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Dominant Seventh Chords?

Updated: 11 Aug 2021

Not all seventh chords are actually "dominant" seventh chords. This lesson covers when is a Dominant Seventh Chord NOT truly a Dominant seventh?

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Secondary Dominant V of ...

Updated: 17 Sep 2022

A "Secondary Dominant" chord is defined as any seventh chord built on a scale root that is diatonic to the key that resolves up a perfect fourth or down a perfect fifth to a full diatonic chord. These chords function as a dominant (V) chord to the next chord, serving to temporarily tonicize the following chord.

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Tetrachords: Lydian (1 2 3 #4)

Updated: 12 Jan 2014

Traditionally, a tetrachord is a series of four tones filling in the interval of a perfect fourth. In modern usage a tetrachord is any four-note segment of a scale or tone row including the augmented fourth (+4). The term tetrachord derives from ancient Greek music theory, it literally means four strings.

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Tetrachords: Major (1 2 3 4)

Updated: 13 Feb 2020

Traditionally, a tetrachord is a series of four tones filling in the interval of a perfect fourth. In modern usage a tetrachord is any four-note segment of a scale or tone row including the augmented fourth (+4). The term tetrachord derives from ancient Greek music theory, it literally means four strings.

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Six Essential Scales - Aeolian/Natural Minor QuickStart Scale Shapes

Updated: 07 Feb 2013

QuickStart scale shapes summary for "Aeolian/Natural Minor", one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know. The scale formula for this scale, based on the major scale is: 1 2 b3 4 5 b6 b7 8´.

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