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Acculturation – Locrian Tonality

Lesson 12 Chapter 2 Module 1

Listening Experiences

It is very difficult to find pure examples of songs in the Locrian mode “out in the wild,” particularly because of its unstable nature with a diminished tonic chord.

Watch this video to get the sound of Locrian in your ears. 

More Listening Experiences

Listen to this round in Locrian tonality called "Ah, Poor Snail."

Listen to the song "Sleepy Head" on the album "Everyday Songs With Words."

Advanced Information

Echo these patterns in Locrian tonality with solfege. 

For more advanced information about Locrian tonality, including solfege and patterns, go this this page on The Improving Musician website: LOCRIAN TONALITY.

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