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Old 06-10-2019, 02:55 AM
frankmcr frankmcr is offline
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Originally Posted by sirwhale View Post

Can a mode begin on any note? Or is this lydian because it begins on D?
A mode is an interval pattern. The root note is irrelevant.

Example:

C dorian is C D E-flat F G A B-flat C
D dorian is D E F G A B C D

Flat the 3rd & the 7th, bingo you're playing the dorian mode.
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