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Basic Modes.

 

Each of the basic scales has a Mode name. Mode in Latin is "Modal".

Basic Scale Mode Name
A B C D E F G A Aeolian / Mode VI
B C D E F G A B Locrian / Mode VII
C D E F G A B C Ionian / Mode I
D E F G A B C D Dorian / Mode II
E F G A B C D E Phrygian / Mode III
F G A B C D E F Lydian / Mode IV
G A B C D E F G Mixolydian / Mode V


The Lydian "mode IV" is the same as the basic scale starting on the note ??? F
The Mixolydian "mode V" is the same as the basic scale starting on the note ??? G
The Ionian "mode I" is the same as the basic scale starting on the note ??? C
The Locrian "modeVII" is the same as the basic scale starting on the note ??? B
The Aeolian "mode VI" is the same as the basic scale starting on the note ??? A
The Dorian "mode II" is the same as the basic scale starting on the note ??? D
The Phrygian "mode III" is the same as the basic scale starting on the note ??? E

Modal scales can be written NOT only with basis "unaltered" notes.
By using accidentals, any mode can be constructed on any pitch.

The first and last note of a scale is called the Keytone.
The keytone of a "Mixolydian - Mode V" is ??? G