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DragonX556
post Jan 7 2009, 04:21 PM
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I know most of the major scale and I need to improvise around it a little more to get more comfortable with it. After I learn the major scale how should I go about learning the modes. I know Ivan has a good lesson in Modes Workshop and your lesson on Learning the Modes brought me to ask this question. Should I learn the first box of all the modes and also learn their arpeggios like you show in your Learning the Modes lesson, or should I concentrate on each mode, such as Phrygian, and learn the mode up and down the guitar neck in each "box" before I move onto the next? Which would be the easiest approach to learning modes? Is it important to learn the modes up and down the guitar first, or is that a thing I should work on later once i get a basic understanding of the first box of each mode, learn their arpeggios, and what chord they are played over, for example Ionian and Lydian are played over Maj7.
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post Jan 7 2009, 04:25 PM
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QUOTE (DragonX556 @ Jan 7 2009, 10:21 AM) *
I know most of the major scale and I need to improvise around it a little more to get more comfortable with it. After I learn the major scale how should I go about learning the modes. I know Ivan has a good lesson in Modes Workshop and your lesson on Learning the Modes brought me to ask this question. Should I learn the first box of all the modes and also learn their arpeggios like you show in your Learning the Modes lesson, or should I concentrate on each mode, such as Phrygian, and learn the mode up and down the guitar neck in each "box" before I move onto the next? Which would be the easiest approach to learning modes? Is it important to learn the modes up and down the guitar first, or is that a thing I should work on later once i get a basic understanding of the first box of each mode, learn their arpeggios, and what chord they are played over, for example Ionian and Lydian are played over Maj7.


Great question,
I would start with learning each position as a unique mode.
Have you checked this post?
I explain a bit what I think the method you need to follow should be in my opinion.
Let me know if it helps!



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