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This next scale form I have called the "Lydian Form". This is not a universal name, but it is useful in helping you differentiate between the 7 different scale forms presented in this lesson. Lydian is the name of the mode that is built from the 4th degree of a major scale. The first note in the scale form below is the 4th degree of the major scale. (See modes 101) If you play this scale form starting on the fret indicated, these are the notes of a G major scale.

 

Lydian Form

Suggested Fingering

|-----|-----|--1--|-----|--3--|-----|--4--|
|-----|-----|--1--|-----|--3--|--4--|-----|
|-----|--1--|-----|--3--|--4--|-----|-----|
|-----|--1--|--2--|-----|--4--|-----|-----|
|-----|--1--|--2--|-----|--4--|-----|-----|
|--1--|-----|--2--|-----|--4--|-----|-----|
   |
  8th fret

 

Scale Degrees

|-----|-----|--5--|-----|--6--|-----|--7--|
|-----|-----|--2--|-----|--3--|--4--|-----|
|-----|--6--|-----|--7--|--1--|-----|-----|
|-----|--3--|--4--|-----|--5--|-----|-----|
|-----|--7--|--1--|-----|--2--|-----|-----|
|--4--|-----|--5--|-----|--6--|-----|-----|
   |
  8th fret

 

Page 4, Phrygian scale form

Page 6, Mixolydian scale form

 

Major scale forms - 3 notes per string - jump zone

Intro to scale forms
Ionian scale form
Dorian scale form
Phrygian scale form
Lydian scale form

Mixolydian scale form
Aeolian scale form
Locrian scale form
All scale forms together
Things to do with these scale forms



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