Daxter Music

Scale Lesson

:Dorian Scale


Dorian Scale

This lecture is the Dorian Scale which is one of the Church mode.

Dorian scale is the natural minor scale with a raised 6th.

Dorian scale
  C   D   E F   G   A   B
C Dorian Scale          
C Natural Minor Scale          

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Triads and Seventh Chords

Dorian scale has the following triads and 7th chords.

Triad in the A Dorian Scale
Triad Am Bm C D Em F#m(b5) G
Degree Names Im IIm bIII IV Vm VI bVII
Seventh Chord in the A Dorian Scale
7th Chord Am7 Bm7 CM7 D7 Em7 F#m7(b5) GM7
Degree Names Im7 IIm7 bIIIM7 IV7 Vm7 VIm7(b5) bVIIM7

Let's listen to the sample song using the Dorian scale.

I cherish the feeling, so the sample song on the pages of scale lectures are made roughly. This song also like a bit boring UK rock sound. I'd be happy if you take dorian scale as a gentle one.