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  1. Blog
    Hello and welcome to my blog. I'm composing my synthany which I have designed to express a wide variety of emotion and feelings fluently and fluidly. 3 pieces are complete so far and I am actively working to complete the rest. There will be 10 in total. The playlist to my synthany is below...
  2. Music Theory
    i have only A MINOR/C MAJ patterns memorized on my guitar, and i just cue up corresponding backing tracks and solo over it (c maj d dorian e phrygian ETC) and it sounds good and i understand the concept/ sound of modes now, but... then i noticed if i solo Amin over.. Emin it sounds OK too...
  3. Music Theory
    Wiki article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modes_of_limited_transposition All the modes are constructed from known chromatic formulae. Modes 1 and 2 are famous on their own and easily recognizable, mode 3 is kind of a chromaticization of mode 1. Of inherent melodic character, these...
  4. Beginners
    Hello all, I was wondering if modes were ever used by classical and/or romantic composers. If so, can anyone point to some examples? Also, is the tonic-dominant relationship preserved in different modes? As in, in the dorian mode of C major, for example, with Dm as the tonic, is Am the new...
  5. Music Theory
    Since there seem to be many highly knowledgeable people here, maybe someone can point me in the right direction. The question is simple, but, to me, baffling: Why is it that our major and minor modes are precisely the modes that weren't included in the old church mode system? How on earth did...
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