Guitar Lesson

A Modes

Difficulty: intermediate

By: Nate Dean

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Let's take a look at the 7 modes of the major scale, all starting with the root note of A. These fingerings are a little atypical, but included to compare to the many other mode fingerings in the series.

A Ionian
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The A Ionian mode is the same as the A Major Scale