In this lesson we look at the the shapes of the modes on the fretboard. I have used G note as the root note in each mode so you can see the changes between each shape.
First mode is also the major scale, this in modal terms is called the Ioniam mode and is of curse a major mode. it is writte like this
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Now we will look at the Dorian mode this is a minor mode and is written as
1, 2, b3, 4, 5, 6, b7, 8
next is another minor mode the Phyrgian mode. this i written as
1, b2, b3, 4, 5 , b6, b7, 8
The Lydian mode is a major mode and is written
1, 2, 3, #4, 5, 6, 7, 8
the fifth mode is another major mode and is know as the Mixolydian mode. This is written like this.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, b7, 8
Number six is a minor mode and is what is commonly know as th relative minor scale or the Aeolian mode. this is written like so
1, 2, b3, 4, 5, b6, b7, 8
last one is the Locrian mode, this is not so common and be be quite a challenge to use in normal forms of popular music. The mode is written like this
1, b2, b3, 4, b5, b6, b7, 8