Acculturation – Mixolydian Tonality

Lesson 8 Chapter 2 Module 1

Listening Experiences

Along with Dorian, Mixolydian is another of the most prevailing tonalities in our culture. It is a very popular tonality in Blues and Rock, and elements of the tonality are found everywhere. It is a favored tonality in Old Time and Irish fiddle tunes.

Watch the video below to get the sound of Mixolydian in your ears. 

More Listening Experiences

Listen to the title track from the album "Chucka Chucka Wawa."

Listen to this Mixolydian eTune.

Advanced Information

Echo these patterns in Mixolydian tonality with solfege.

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

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