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by micro7311
July 1st, 2019, 5:08 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Basic Modes Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Re: Basic Modes Question

Hi thanks for the response. 1. Scales are not shapes; scales are sets of notes. Thinking in shapes allows you to visualize those notes on the fretboard, but it's the notes that make it a scale. Yes I understand the difference between shapes and scales, and what makes up a scale. I think I am over si...
by micro7311
June 28th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Basic Modes Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Re: Basic Modes Question

Okay that I understand, but what I don’t understand and should have made it clearer in my earlier post is how that translates to soloing/improvising across the whole fret board. Using that same example if I was in D Major playing in G Lydian, the only Lydian scale shape is the 4th up from Ionian. If...
by micro7311
June 27th, 2019, 7:56 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Basic Modes Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Basic Modes Question

Hi, I believe I need a simple clarification on how to use and understand modes. I am quite familiar with all the scale shapes up the neck, but not quite clear on the relationship between the key and the overall mode. For example, below is shown as G Ionian. How does change to say G lydian? If all th...