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|This lesson is part of the Fundamentals of Twelve-Tone Equal Temperament category.|
- Students will be able to write a given modal scale on a given note.
- Students will be able to write the key signature for a given mode in treble and bass clef.
- Students will be able to identify the mode represented by a given key signature and tonic.
- Students will be able to identify the mode of a short melodic segment
- Student will be familiar with the history of modes (greek to church to modern)
- Student will be familiar with naming of modes using Greek names or numbers
- Student will understand the relationship between relative and parallel modes
- Students will be able to label melodies with solfege (fixed or moveable do; students will be familiar with non-do-based systems)
- Open Music Theory: Collections and Scales
- Tobey, A Feeling for Harmony: Chapter 1L - The Six Classic (Modern) Modes
- Classic FM: "Modes: What are they and how do I use them?"
- Teoria.Com: Gregorian Modes
Listening or Videos
- Ring, "What is a Mode?"
- Discussion and definition of the diatonic modes
- Proper notation in treble and bass clef of the key signature for a given mode
- Identification of key signature for music from different genres and time periods
- Identification of mode for a short melodic example
- Discussion of fixed vs. moveable do solfege systems and their use in different modes
- Writing modal scales
- Transposing a melody to different modes
- Identifying short melodic excerpts in different modes