Interactive Guitar Scale & Video
Dorian Mode

This is a popular scale that is commonly used in rock music and works well over minor, minor 7th, and power chords. The Dorian mode is equivalent to the natural minor scale (or the Aeolian mode) but with the sixth degree raised a semi-tone.

Interactive Practice Guitar Scale - Dorian Mode
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A Minor

 

Examples of the Dorian mode include:

The D Dorian mode contains all notes the same as the C major scale starting on D.

Noteable songs in Dorian: Eleanor Rigby" by The Beatles. and "Light My Fire" by The Doors

 

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