dansm's guitar scale lessons
the aeolian mode
the sixth note of the major scale
the aeolian mode is the mode based on the sixth note of the major scale.
in the key of g, the aeolian mode starts on e.
the aeolian mode is the same as the relative minor scale (in the case of g: e minor)
the e aeolian scale looks like this (standard notation and one-string tab):




the scale box for the aeolian mode looks like this:



to play this scale as the e aeolian mode, play the box with the first note at the twelfth fret.
on to the locrian mode

back to the mixolydian mode

back to the major scale

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