The 7 Modes - Free Chart

Hello Composers, Mike here! :slight_smile:
I created this free chart of all the 7 main modes of music + a diatonic 7th chords chart per mode. I did this for myself as a composer, but then realized this can be a great resource to share with you all. Tip: Bookmark the web page for reference! :wink:

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Thanks Mike! The seventh chord chart is very useful.

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Yes it is! Which is why I made this chart for myself as I wrote. Because even though I know theory fairly well, I’m not one of those “perfect pitch” people, or Rick Beato masters where everything seems engrained in their brain. I often need a reference, or “counting” where I’m at. :stuck_out_tongue:

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Haha! I I’m even worse—I know theory but it almost never enters my brain while I’m writing. I just mess around with a few ideas and then have to go backward to figure what I did theory wise so I know wht to do going forward. It would definitely be nice to have a brain like Jedi Master Rick!

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Oh man, Rick is one of my idols, and he’s up there with John Williams status in my view. Just awe-some in the true old sense of the word! :stuck_out_tongue:

I am like you Matt, I like to compose without thinking about theory. It’s more fun that way. However, I would love a tool that could suggest what key/mode, modal interchanges etc. I actually composed lol. Best music theory tool I have found so far is Scaler 2 (video here), but I would love to have it natively in Logic as a global chord track that updates based on the parts I write! :smiley:

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Yeah Rick is great. I’ll have to go back and look at Studio One, which is my DAW. I’m using the artist version, but I think I remember something about the professional version having something like a feature that suggests chords or keys based on chords you’ve written that it detects during playback. I’m sure it was Studio One but it might be some other DAW or feature in another VST.

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