In this part of Counterpoint things start getting a bit more complicated. Mainly because our musical choices can back us into corners.
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We’ve reached the conclusion of Tom Serb’s series on Scales and Modes. If you’ve been following along you’ll know there’s all kinds of scales possible.
Because the starting point of any scale can be shifted to make an entirely new scale, we can quickly get lost in the permutations.
After the pentatonic, major, and common minor scales and the modes, everything else – with one exception – can be considered an exotic scale. Let’s look.