How To Memorise The Major Scale Modes

Modes are cool. However, they can be tricky to learn at first. If you know the major and natural minor scales then it’s easy! This video lesson shows you how.

Download: Major Scale Modes – Memorisation Cheat Sheet

Hopefully, you know the major and natural minor scales:

Major Scale

C Major - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Natural Minor Scale

A natural minor - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Ionian Mode

C Ionian - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Dorian Mode

D Dorian - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Phrygian Mode

E Phrygian - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Lydian Mode

F Lydian - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Mixolydian Mode

G Mixolydian - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Aeolian Mode

A Aeolian - Learn the modes on bass guitar

Locrian Mode

B Locrian - Learn the modes on bass guitar

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Here’s a video of me practising modes over a drone (you can download drones in all keys here).