DORIAN MODE: The #6 Minor Scale

Published on 30 December 2021
DONATE: /"> / donations.php"> /"> / donations.php /"> / Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers questions from off of his Guitar Blog website... Q). In one of the guitar discussion forums I visit, there was a topic put up on the Dorian mode being called the "#6 Minor Scale." I've never heard of this before. If I do a Google search on this scale, nothing relating to Dorian comes up. Could you make a quick lesson on why the Dorian mode might be called the, "#6 Minor?" If you could, please include a lick and maybe a progression too. Borys – Grand Junction, Colorado USA A). The Dorian mode (and all the other modes) can be viewed in two ways. They can be seen in relationship to the major scale that they come from. Or, they can be looked at in a parallel manner to the scale of the same tonic and same tonality. Once a musician understands both of these perspectives, they can apply their mode in the way that they would prefer. In this lesson, I'm going to break down these two ideas theoretically. I will clarify the concept of the #6. Plus, I'll demonstrate a Dorian mode single-string melody, and I'll also play through a set of rock chord changes that promotes and supports the, "Dorian Mode," sound. Music Reading Phase One - eBook pages.php?page=cart&action=details&vid=73"> pages.php?page=cart&action=details&vid=73 --------------------------------------------------------------- My MAIN YOUTUBE CHANNEL: ____________________________________ TWITTER FEED: Facebook Fan Page: ____________________________________ OFFICIAL Creative Guitar Studio Products Website: ____________________________________ ANDREW WASSON - Personal Website: (weekly postings - w/FREE Guitar Handouts) ____________________________________ CLOTHING: Visit our Creative Guitar Studio Zazzle page: ____________________________________