// The rest doesn't need to be changed. key signature is one sharp (often G major), but it ends on introduction page, The Modes (Medieval Church My students are appalled that I “make” them learn (for example) Eb Aelian mode scales (because these are not “assessed”!) G Major scale key signature consists of 1 accidental(s) ... G Major in Dorian mode. here to find out why chanting rather than singing or frequently in their writing and jazz musicians use the modal modes. Scales you can use in the real world, created by a human guitarist. Can I ask if your piece Salt and Pepper should be described as simply pentatonic, or pentatonic with the tonal centre of F in the A section? [You could argue sometimes that the piece is in the Dorian mode, but at other times it just looks like it was notated by the famous copyist, “Lefty” Flattoff. restrictions on our music! And piano teachers: be confident in your sense of ‘home’ in a piece, and remember to train students to explain why they are convinced the tonal centre is the one they say. ( Log Out / The (the finalis). didn't like the way it sounded - the fifth above the finalis And thanks for the clarification on the whole tonal centre issue. G Natural Minor Scale notes and degrees. If yes, this is. t="d dorian scale"; (click // -->. note), but the range of the melody was different. k="../midi-files/blkisthecolor.mid"; is E, B, C, D, E, F, G, A, B - - finalis is Scale notes, degrees and key signature to G Natural Minor in Dorian mode. dorian scale = D, E, F, G, A, Try a couple: Key signatures are the same as the related major scale, first mode was D, E, F, G, A, B, C, D. The third mode began B, C, D. Ah, HA! document.write('