Thread: Medieval sound
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Old 2005-06-05, 13:14
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I think the dorian mode represents medieval music the most, but thats only the way I think of medieval music.

You guys are over complicating "modes", modes are just scales starting on different degrees of the major scale. Ionian is the 1st degree, dorian is the 2nd, and so on and so on. So if you played a G Ionian scale, you would just be playing the major scale in G, and if you were playing the A dorian scale, instead of playing the G major scale (G-A-B-C-D-E-F#) you would be playing A-B-C-D-E-F#-G.

Ionian- 1st
Dorian- 2nd
Phygrian- 3rd
Lydian- 4th
Mixolydian- 5th
Aeolian- 6th
Locrian- 7th
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