Aeolian Mode Explained – A Complete Guide In Theory And Practice

THE AEOLIAN MODE The Aeolian mode is the 6th mode of the major scale. It is contains a 'flat 3', 'flat 6' and 'flat 7'. The aeolian mode is an important scale because it is also the relative minor scale, or the natural minor scale. It is used frequently as a kind of 'default' minor scale and its sound can be heard across many styles of music. In this post we are going to discuss how to construct the aeolian mode. If you have read the post, guitar modes explained, or any of the other posts on the different modes, you might already have a solid understanding of modes and its theory. In that … [Read more...]