All Seven Modes For Guitar | Three Notes Per String Scale Shapes | With Tab

Full series video featuring all 7 modes for guitar with 3 notes per string scale shapes. Scale diagrams shown in video, plus fretboard fingerings.

1 – 00:00 Ionian (Major). First in the series of modes for guitar, starting with the Ionian mode, or the major scale. A ‘happy’ sounding mode. The guitar scales in this series have three notes per string which may be advantageous in some styles of playing.

2 – 03:21 Dorian. Second in the series of modes for guitar. In this video we have a look at the Dorian mode which is a very useful scale for rock and many styles of music with a perhaps mysterious and enigmatic sound.

3 – 06:25 Phrygian. Third in the series of modes for guitar. In this video we have a look at the Phrygian mode which has a kind of Spanish and Eastern sound and can be applied to many styles of music.

4 – 10:15 Lydian. Fourth in the series of modes for guitar. In this video we have a look at the Lydian mode which can be applied to many styles of music and is towards the major sounding part of the music spectrum.

5 – 14:06 Mixolydian. Fifth in the series of modes for guitar. In this video we go through the Mixolydian mode which can be applied to many styles of music and you may hear it in traditional folk, modern pop, rock music and more.

6 – 16:48 Aeolian (Natural Minor). Sixth in the series of modes for guitar. In this video we run through the Aeolian mode or minor scale with which sound most of us are very familiar with. Dark sounding tones.

7 – 20:46 Locrian. Seventh and final part in the series of modes for guitar. In this video look at the Locrian mode. You might find this modal sound in folk, classical, jazz music and more. As with all the scales in this series, each shape can be used to link all the shapes together on the fretboard and in any key, thus changing the modal sound in varying positions, etc.

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