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Unformatted text preview: Exercise 7.1a Examine the differences between modes referring to the chart above. 1. Circle the tonic (first scale degree), subdominant (fourth scale degree) and dominant (fifth scale degree) of each mode. Then fill out the chart below: Mode Name I - IV: Perfect 4 th ? Yes/No I - V: Perfect 5 th ? Yes/No I - iii: Major or minor 3 rd? DORIAN Yes Yes minor PHRYGIAN Yes Yes minor LYDIAN No Yes Major MIXOLYDIAN Yes Yes Major AEOLIAN Yes Yes minor LOCRIAN Yes No minor AEOLIAN Yes Yes Major 2. The most frequently-used modes are the ones with the most stable relationships between the tonic, subdominant and dominant. Which mode(s), then, would you expect to be less frequently used? Locrian Lydian 3. Which mode has the same pattern of whole and half-steps whether you count down from the highest note or up from the lowest note? Dorian--it is symmetrical 4. Which modes have a major tonic ( do-mi-so ) triad? Ionian Mixolydian Lydian Exercise 7.1b Identify the mode of the given scale, then re-write it twice, adding Fats or sharps to make it Major (Ionian), minor (Aeolian), Dorian or Mixolydian as indicated. Minor Mixolydian Dorian Major Minor Mixolydian Mixolydian Major Dorian...
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- Fall '10
- Musical mode, Major scale, Tonic, Minor scale, Mixolydian Major Dorian, minor minor Major