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Cello Lessons: Chord Scale: Minor 7 - Dorian

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[MUSIC]
The minor 7 chord,
which is often notated as like a C Dash 7.
The dash means minor.
In classical music, you might notate it
with a lowercase c and a lowercase m.
The lowercase m means minor in 7.
So in Dorian, because it's a minor chord,
we're gonna have a flat 3.
And we're also gonna have a flat
7 like we had in Mixolydian.
C Dorian sounds like this.
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The characteristic
notes are the flat
three, flat seven.
And, this is of course,
as related to the major scale.
Okay?
So our transposable
fingering
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that will work in every key.
Let's see how this scale
sounds with the backing track.
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Just play the scale one octave up and
down.
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And then let's
improvise freely.
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That sharp six,
which indicates C is A,
is a really characteristic note.
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Happens a lot in modern model jazz.
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Explore the C Dorian
scale with backing track,
and then with your
transposable fingering
you've gotta take it
through all 12 keys.
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