Archive for April 2010

Intervals and Scale Degrees

Today I’m taking a break from the modes series and writing a post on intervals and scale degrees. Although intervals are kind of ‘boring’ as far as theory goes (not ‘cool’ like modes or fancy jazz harmony) they do form the basis of everything in Western music. They are some of the fundamental stepping stones [...]

Modes Explained 5: Parallel Modes

Ok, one last post on modal theory… then we can start getting in to the practical stuff.

Modes Explained 4: Mode Construction

Lets explore the interval structure of the modes.