Friday, November 21, 2008

Quick Music Fact...The Ionian Mode

Hi...the Ionian mode is actually the Major scale.It's the basis for Western music.
The sound of this scale is the basis of most Western music.It's formula for whole and half steps is...
Formula: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Construction: W W H W W W H
(whole step is two frets apart,half step is one fret apart)
Remember this formula of whole and half steps,and you will be able to play the Major scale in any key
Then get to work on memorizing the notes in each of the Major keys(including sharps and flats)...


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