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DescriptionMode
Five tones
Eight tones
scale constructed by alternating between two different kinds of intervals (Hint: it's another name for the previous answer)
scale constructed using one interval (not chromatic)
Alternative or modal name for the major scale
mode based on starting from the second tone of the major scale or, a major scale altered by lowering degrees 3 and 7
mode based on starting from third tone of the major scale or, altering the major scale by lowering degrees 2, 3, 6 and 7
mode based on starting from fourth tone of major scale or, altering major scale by raising degree 4
DescriptionMode
mode based on starting from fifth tone of major scale or, altering major scale by lowering degree 7
mode based on sixth tone of major scale or, altering major scale by lowering degrees 3, 6 and 7 (fairly common)
mode based on seventh tone of major scale or, altering major scale by lowering degrees 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7
Scale constructed by lowering degrees 3 and 6 of a major scale
Scale based on lowered 3 ascending and lowered 3, 6 and 7 descending
Scale mode altering major scale by lowering degree 3, 7 and sometimes 5. Used in blues or jazz
Scales that generally accent chord tones on strong beats and non chord tones on weaker beats (Think jazz improv)

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