Major Scale Ionian Mode Revision

author: daniel.kPL date: 05/07/2012 category: scales
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All you have to know about major scale, in one article. It's not a normal lesson that we all are used to, but kind of resource center. If you want to know every basic data about major scale, take a look at this article and use it! Have a nice read, and I wish you interesting practice and analysis with that material. Without useless words, here you go. Major Scale Ionian Mode
Intervallic recipe : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Whole/half tone recipe : W, W, H, W, W, W, H
Semitones recipe : 0, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12
Notes in the key of C : C D E F G A B C
Harmonized Scale (chords):
 I  major / C
 II  minor / d
III  minor / e
 IV  major / F
  V  major / G
 VI  minor / a
VII  dim   / Bdim
Shapes On The Fretboard:
 1  on one string                2  normal position                           
E||---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B||---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G||---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D||---------------------------------|-------------------7--9--10--|
A||---------------------------------|---------7--8--10------------|
E||--8--10--12--13--15--17--19--20--|--8--10----------------------|
3 stretched position 4 open position
-------------------------------|--------------------------|
-------------------------------|--------------------0--1--|
-------------------------------|--------------0--2--------|
------------------------9--10--|-----0--2--3--------------|
-------------8--10--12---------|--3-----------------------|
--8--10--12--------------------|--------------------------|
5 trough two octaves
-----------------------------|-------------------7--8----|
-----------------------------|------------8--10----------|
-----------------------------|--7--9--10-----------------|
-------------------7--9--10--|---------------------------|
---------7--8--10------------|---------------------------|
--8--10----------------------|---------------------------|
6 trough three octaves
-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
-----------------------------|----------------------12--13--15--|
-----------------------------|----------10--12--14--------------|
-------------------7--9--10--|--12--14--------------------------|
---------7--8--10------------|----------------------------------|
--8--10----------------------|----------------------------------|
6 (continued)
--12--13--15--17--19--20--------|-----||
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--------------------------------|-----||
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Chords of major scale:
 C    Dm   Em   F       G    Am   Bdim          
E||--0----1----0----1----|--3----0----1---------||
B||--1----3----0----1----|--0----1----0---------||
G||--0----2----0----2----|--0----2----1---------||
D||--2----0----2----3----|--0----2----0---------||
A||--3---------2----0----|--2----0----2---------||
E||------------0----1----|--3-------------------||
That's all! Let me know if that kind of revision is OK. If yes I'll write more of that kind. Tell me what you would like to see in that kind of analyze in the future. Thanks for reading, come see my facebook! Daniel Kaczmarczyk, lodzgitara@gmail.com Like my Facebook profile and show your support!
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