Lydian Mode Explained – A Complete Guide In Theory And Practice

The Lydian mode is the 4th mode of the major scale. It is a frequently used mode in modern music across a number of styles. The only difference between a major scale and the lydian scale is that it contains a sharp 4. It therefor sounds quite similar to a major scale, but with perhaps a 'brighter' sound. In this post we are going to explore exactly what the lydian mode is and how to construct it. … [Read more...]