Dorian Scale Patterns for Guitar


A scale reference for Dorian Scale box shapes (the 2nd mode of the Major Scale). These are the five shapes/patterns for the Dorian scale on guitar:


1


2



3



4


5



PRACTICE TIPS

  1. Pick a key.

  2. Locate the note on a string.

  3. Overlay the pattern with the 'R' falling on the note of a chosen key.

  4. Play pattern up and down then pick another key.

  5. Practice ONE shape a day and spend 2mins learning the pattern and moving it around to different keys.

If this all seems confusing then check out my free lessons onFretboard Knowledge: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

I hope you have found this useful, let me know in the comments :)



Recommended Reading:

The AB Guide to Music Theory Vol 1

Music Theory For Dummies

Chords And Scales For Guitarists

Ultimate Scale Book Pocket Guide Guitar Tab BookGuitar Fretboard Fluency: The Creative Guide to Mastering The Guitar

Chord Chemistry by Ted Greene

#fretboard #knowledge #dorian  #scale #guitar #patterns#free#lesson #practice

© 2016 by DEAN ARNOLD MUSIC