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Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by chizuka, Apr 17, 2005.

  1. chizuka


    Apr 17, 2005
    Modes. Still confused regarding what they are though I think I'm already using them. I usually play off sheets with just guitar chords or look at the guitarist. If a song is in the key of C do I use the modes off the key of C or can I use modes for each chord. (ie) If G chord but start in Dorian Mode of G chord. Thanks for any input.
  2. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Hope this helps....
    this is an example of the modes starting in C (major), you can transpose to any of the 12 notes to start off in.
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Moved to General Instruction.

    Why not try a search? You'll find tons of information on this subject.
  4. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ

    Agree with Pacman, modes have been beat to death here in GI (which is a great thing). :)