How the Modes Apply to Chords
Music Theory: Level 1 • 8m 0s
One of the most popular questions I receive in Guitar Super System usually have to do with finding ways to implement the major scale modes into real guitar playing, and understanding when to use which mode. In this lesson, I’ll outline how the modes apply to chords and demonstrate the concepts using the Phrygian mode of the Major Scale.
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