Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Modes: It's All Greek To Me!! Part 5

Mixolydian (V): A major scale with the 7th lowered a half step

G (the tonic)
A (a major 2nd)
B (a major 3rd)
C (a perfect 4th)
D (a perfect 5th)
E (a major 6th)
F (a minor 7th)
G (upper-octave)

  • Tonic triad: GM
  • Tonic seventh chord: G7 (the "dominant-seventh" chord type in this mode is the seventh chord built on the tonic degree)
  • Dominant triad: Dm
  • Seventh chord on the dominant: Dm7, a "minor-seventh" chord type.

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