dansm's guitar scale lessons
the lydian mode
the fourth note of the major scale
the lydian mode is the mode based on the fourth note of the major scale.
in the key of g, the lydian mode starts on c.
the c lydian scale looks like this (standard notation and one-string tab):




the scale box for the lydian mode looks like this:



to play this scale as the c lydian mode, play the box with the first note at the eighth fret.
on to the mixolydian mode

back to the phrygian mode

back to the major scale

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