Relationships/Notes for the 7 Modes of the Major Scale

    🌈 A chart to visualize the notes and relationships between the major scale and its 7 modes: Ionian (unmodified major scale), Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian & Locrian. This illustrates how the modes of the major scale are created by playing a major scale starting from a different root note.

    You might also be interested in this scale reference to all 7 modes of the major scale.

    Choose a starting major scale:

    Now click on any of the modes to highlight the notes from the major scale:

    C
    D
    E
    F
    G
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    F
    G
    A
    B
    C
    Dorian
    Phrygian
    Lydian
    Mixolydian
    Aeolian  (minor scale)
    Locrian
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