Complete Guitar Scale Dictionary

by Mike Christiansen
$15.92
sku: 02-94756M
Book with online video. Author Mike Christiansen spent countless hours researching the scale forms used in all major musical idioms including those found in non-Western musical cultures. In addition to forms (both conventional and rare) for major, minor, pentatonic, and blues, the book also contains sections on modes, symmetrical altered scales, exotic scales and Japanese scales. Some of the forms presented are Byzantine, Persian, East Indian Purvi, enigmatic, Gagaku, Zokugaku, Arabian, Balinese, more. Scales are shown in notation, tablature, and fretboard diagrams. Rules are given for each showing construction and appropriate usage in relation to chordal structure and harmony. The online video features Mike and Corey Christiansen demonstrating improvisational applications of each scale. Note/tab. 57 pp.   More Details...

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Book with online video. Author Mike Christiansen spent countless hours researching the scale forms used in all major musical idioms including those found in non-Western musical cultures. In addition to forms (both conventional and rare) for major, minor, pentatonic, and blues, the book also contains sections on modes, symmetrical altered scales, exotic scales and Japanese scales. Some of the forms presented are Byzantine, Persian, East Indian Purvi, enigmatic, Gagaku, Zokugaku, Arabian, Balinese, more. Scales are shown in notation, tablature, and fretboard diagrams. Rules are given for each showing construction and appropriate usage in relation to chordal structure and harmony. The online video features Mike and Corey Christiansen demonstrating improvisational applications of each scale. Note/tab. 57 pp.