C Major Chords Scales and Modal Patterns

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C Major Chords Scales and Modal Patterns

Cmajor chords scales and modal patterns

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

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architecture icon Guitar,Music,Music Fundamentals


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Course Description

The complete guide to guitar modal scales.
Aimed at guitarists of any level who may
not be familiar with the modal scales

This course guides you step by step through
each of the modal scales using the C major
scale as a reference point.


What will you learn in this course:

In this course

Know what each modal scale is, and where it can be found on any string and in any location.

Understand how to apply the same patterns and scale shapes over any of the 12 keys on your guitar.

Expand your musical knowledge and develop a greater understanding of modal theory.

Generate scale and fret board awareness

Develop dexterity and speed of execution through the practice involved with the learning.

C Major Chords Scales and Modal Patterns


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

2 Lectures
  • play icon Course introduction 00:45 00:45
  • play icon C Major chord positions and shapes 02:24 02:24
Root 6 modal scales
8 Lectures
Root 5 Modal Scales
8 Lectures
Root 4 Modal Scales
8 Lectures
Root 3 Modal Scales
8 Lectures
Course conclusion
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Mark Reed

Mark Reed

Mark Reed is an award winning musician, composer, publisher, author. Who through his own efforts has composed written and published 12 albums of music covering many musical styles and flavours. At the time of writing he is busy working on three new album concepts which incorporate blues jazz and ambient tunes.

He has published many articles on music and is the author of two music theory books available via Amazon.

As a musician he has worked in live music for nearly 30 years playing bands duo's and as a solo performer.      

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