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Music Theory for Computer Musicians by Michael Hewitt

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Exercises

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1.Choose the note that is the tonic or first degree of the following modal scales:
  1. Ionian mode: C D E F G A B C

  2. Mixolydian mode: C D E F G A B C

  3. Dorian mode: C D E F G A B C

  4. Aeolian mode: C D E F G A B C

  5. Phrygian mode: C D E F G A B C

  6. Locrian mode: C D E F G A B C

  7. Lydian mode: C D E F G A B C

2.Identify the following modes on two levels. First state the keynote, and then state the mode (such as F Phrygian, and so on).

Tip

First, find the major scale indicated by the key signature. Second, find the degree of that scale upon which the above are built. This ...

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