Dorian Scale on Guitar

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Learn how to play the Dorian guitar scale with guitar tabs and neck diagrams all along the fretboard.

The intervals in this scale are Root, Major Second, Minor Third, Perfect Fourth, Perfect Fifth, Major Sixth, and Minor Seventh

The notes in the C Dorian Scale scale are C, D, Eb, F, G, A, and Bb

The second mode is called Dorian. Songs in Dorian mode “ Eleanor Rigby ”, “ Riders on the Storm ”, and “ Another Brick in the Wall ” have sadness or melancholy type feel.

If you need help in reading the diagrams on this page, check the How to read music for guitar tutorial. To learn more about scales, check our complete guide on How to play guitar scales.

C Dorian Scale Intervals:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

C Dorian Scale Notes:

C D Eb F G A Bb

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