Mode Crash Course
From the creator of the hit "Chord Crash Course" series comes "Mode Crash Course" - an innovative book that teaches the musical modes, unlocks 60 great pattern songs and unleashes creativity. (Whether you can read music or not.)
Modes are a type of scale that many musicians don’t understand or are intimidated by. In truth, modes are actually super easy to learn and sound great – making them a secret tool that can unlock great new songs, sounds and ideas for you.
In this book, you will break away from the major scale, unlock the mysteries of modes (and your own imagination) and learn easy-but-powerful melodic patterns that sound amazing. You will be able to use these “Mode Code” patterns to build your melody-making skills and improvise. This book is a great choice for music teachers wanting to inject fun and interest into lessons, self-learners interested in mode theory or any musician or student who wants to break outside the musical box.
In Mode Crash Course, you'll learn:
- The seven musical modes: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian
- The basic theory and scale for each mode
- The characteristics and moods of each mode – while creating a new "soundtrack" each chapter
- 60 pattern songs and improvisation springboards
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