Introduction to Chords, Scales, and Modes

Frederik Goossens
Envoi Studios
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2 min readFeb 17, 2023

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Minor chords and major chords using the major or minor scale are basic and crucial. when learning guitar, you have to know them and be able to play them with the entire neck.

The root is the main note. If we take it one step further and do not use the main root, we use the following modes:

  • Ionian: starting with the root note. Easy!

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Frederik Goossens
Envoi Studios

Multimodal Product Manager and Designer || Cambridge MBA || Over 13 Years of Experience