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7 Types Of Diatonic Modes

Diatonic Modes are modes, in music, is a step wise composition of the seven “natural” pitches (scale degrees) producing an octave without modifying the established pattern of a key or mode—in particular, the major and minor scales. We’ve already seen in the basics of diatonic modes that the major scale is a mode of the minor …

Basics Of Diatonic Modes

Before get started with different types of diatonic modes, we should have to look the basics of diatonic modes. So, that you can easily understand them. In case you haven’t visit the diatonic scale blog, please give a visit, it helps you to understand all these in a better manner. Over here, in basics of …

Diatonic Scales

Diatonic Scales

A scale is called diatonic scale when it is a mode, or variation, of the major scale. This includes the natural minor scale and all 7 of the diatonic modes (of which the major and minor scales are two). The word “diatonic” is Greek, and it means “across the octave.” The name refers to the …