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Does anyone here know any spanish related modes and scales??
please share it with me!
thanks

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Does anyone here know any spanish related modes and scales??
please share it with me!
thanks

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quote:Originally posted by Zeppelin:
Does anyone here know any spanish related modes and scales??
please share it with me!
thanks

Well theres a scale called the spanish scale, can't go wrong with that. It's just like phrygian but with a major third. intervals are
R m2 M3 4 5 m6 m7
Regular phrygian works for a darker, less exotic sound
R m2 m3 4 5 m6 m7
I suggest listening to Rogrigo's guitar concerto and getting ideas from that.

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quote:Originally posted by Zeppelin:
Does anyone here know any spanish related modes and scales??
please share it with me!
thanks

Well theres a scale called the spanish scale, can't go wrong with that. It's just like phrygian but with a major third. intervals are
R m2 M3 4 5 m6 m7
Regular phrygian works for a darker, less exotic sound
R m2 m3 4 5 m6 m7
I suggest listening to Rogrigo's guitar concerto and getting ideas from that.

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FYI, the Spanish scale is also known as Phrygian Dominant, the fifth mode of harmonic minor. It's in my theory section.

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FYI, the Spanish scale is also known as Phrygian Dominant, the fifth mode of harmonic minor. It's in my theory section.

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Yeah, I've also heard it called harmonic phrygian. I usually say phrygian dominant. My favorite alternate mode name? Why super locrian, of course.

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Yeah, I've also heard it called harmonic phrygian. I usually say phrygian dominant. My favorite alternate mode name? Why super locrian, of course.

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i didnt realy understand what should i change in phrygian mode to make it spanish
could some one please explain it?
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i didnt realy understand what should i change in phrygian mode to make it spanish
could some one please explain it?
thanks

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Take the phrygian mode and raise the third a half step.

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Take the phrygian mode and raise the third a half step.

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thanks extasis

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thanks extasis