The Architecture of Music

Modes

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Modes: The Scales Within Scales

Modes Animation

Study the animation above and the diagrams on the following pages very carefully to understand how scale degrees work to create modes before moving on. As far as this book is concerned, modes and their relationship with chords are the most important concepts to understand. And unfortunately, they are also the most difficult and complex.