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Brian Coffill

on 27 April 2011

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Transcript of Scales

Scales and Modes Ionian Dorian Phrygian Lydian Mixolydian Aeolian Locrian Diatonic Church Modes Ionian Lydian Mixolydian Major-Based Modes Dorian Phrygian Aeolian Locrian Minor-Based Modes Major Scale Major Scale w/ lowered 7 Major Scale w/ raised 4 Natural Minor Scale Natural Minor Scale w/ raised 6 Natural Minor Scale w/ lowered 2 Natural Minor Scale w/ lowered 2 and 5 Modes Scales or pitch collections based on the note relationships of a Major Scale Originally used in the Medieval Catholic mass All based on the notes of a Major scale Each Mode had a different pitch center, known as a "final" How do I use this information? Write and/or identify melodies based in modal patterns. Write and/or identify harmonies based on modal patterns. Modal jazz Tonight's homework Noteflight: Write and email a melody written in one Major-based mode and one minor-based mode. Things to keep in mind:
- Keep the key signature - no accidentals on this assignment!
- Begin and end on the mode's "final" Scales Pentatonic Whole-Tone Octatonic (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) AP Music Theory November 22, 2010 Warmup:
- Write out d natural
minor scale

- Dorian Mode

- Using today's Cantus Firmus, write and email a Third Species Dorian Counterpoint Miles Davis, "Milestones," 1958 Aeolian (6) (2) Dorian Natural Minor Scale w/ raised 6 This uses two modes... Transpose "Drunken Sailor" to F Dorian Create a Cantus Firmus using "Drunken Sailor" Write a Second Species Counterpoint over this Cantus Firmus Other songs in the Dorian Mode... Warmup:
- Write out F Ionian and Mixolydian Scales

- Dictation Quiz
- Mixolydian Mode

- Compose a Cantus Firmus, then write and email a Third Species Mixolydian Counterpoint November 29, 2010 AP Music Theory The Beatles, "Dear Prudence" Major Scale w/ lowered 7 Mixolydian (5) Dictation Quiz Sing Brother John in Mixolydian Transpose a Cantus Firmus to Mixolydian Write a third species counterpoint over the Cantus Firmus
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