dansm's guitar scale lessons
the mixolydian mode
the fifth note of the major scale
the mixolydian mode is the mode based on the fifth note of the major scale.
in the key of g, the mixolydian mode starts on d.
the d mixolydian scale looks like this (standard notation and one-string tab):

the scale box for the mixolydian mode looks like this:

to play this scale as the d mixolydian mode, play the box with the first note at the tenth fret.
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back to the major scale

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