Major Modes

Here are the seven modes of the major scale :

Construction:

IonianWWHWWWH
DorianWHWWWHW
PhrygianHWWWHWW
LydianWWWHWWH
MixolydianWWHWWHW
AeolianWHWWHWW
LocrianHWWHWWW

Intervals:

Ionian1234567
Dorian12b3456b7
Phrygian1b2b345b6b7
Lydian123#4567
Mixolydian123456b7
Aeolian12b345b6b7
Locrian1b2b34b5b6b7

The G Ionian Mode can be used over the following chords:
Cmaj, Cmaj7, C6, Cmaj9, C6/9, etc

G Ionian Mode


The A Dorian Mode can be used over the following chords:
Dmin, Dmin7, Dmin6, Dmin9, Dmin11, etc

A Dorian Mode


The B Phrygian Mode can be used over the following chords:
Emin, Emin7, Emin9, Emin11, etc

B Phrygian Mode


The C Lydian Mode can be used over the following chords:
Fmaj, Fmaj7, Fmaj7b5, Fmaj9, Fmaj9#11, etc

C Lydian Mode


The D Mixolydian Mode can be used over the following chords:
Gmaj, G7, G9, G11, G13 etc

D Mixolydian Mode


The E Aeolian Mode can be used over the following chords:
Amin, Amin7, Amin9, Amin11, etc

E Aeolian Mode


The F# Locrian Mode can be used over the following chords:
Bdim, Bmin7b5.

F# Locrian Mode

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