Musical modes

Musical ModeArticles
Ionian Mode

The most common musical mode, the Ionian mode is classified as a major one since its tonic triad is a major chord. There are three major diatonic ...

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Dorian Mode

One of the three minor diatonic modes, the Dorian mode is often referred to as modal due to its limited usage compared to the Aeolian [1] minor mo...

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Phrygian Mode

One of the three minor diatonic modes, the Phrygian mode is often referred to as modal due to its limited usage compared to the Aeolian [1] minor ...

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Lydian Mode

One of the three major diatonic modes, the Lydian mode is often referred to as modal due to its limited usage compared to the Ionian major mode [1...

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Mixolydian Mode

One of the three major diatonic modes, the Mixolydian mode is often referred to as modal due to its limited usage compared to the Ionian major mod...

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Aeolian Mode

One of the more common musical modes, the Aeolian mode is classified as a minor one since its tonic triad is a minor chord. There are three minor...

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Harmonic Major Scale

Derived from the Ionian diatonic scale, the harmonic major scale is not uncommon in songwriting and appears mainly in major-mode songs to add une...

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Harmonic Minor Scale

Derived from the Aeolian diatonic scale, the harmonic minor scale is used quite frequently in songwriting and appears in minor songs, mainly to pe...

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