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Musician’s Corner Part V

By now you should be familiar with the 3 different relationships I am stressing concerning the modes. Let’s jump right into to examining G Mixolydian.

Here is the scale:

Derivation from C major:

Relationship #1

This gives us the formula for G Mixolydian:

Relationship #2, scale degree and interval from the root:

Again, here is the chart showing the derivation of intervals between each scale degree:

Relationship #3, relation to root of the key:

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The next discussion will be of A Aeolian. Aeolian mode is going to open up a whole new can of worms. Until then, enjoy Mixolydian.

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