C Dorian Ukulele Scale (mode) - D-Tuning

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D-Tuning (ADF#B).
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The Dorian mode is the second mode of the Major scale. It is a minor mode which has the feature of containing a Major sixth, unlike the other three minor modes which contain a minor sixth. The Dorian mode can be played on a minor chord (min, min7, min9, min11).

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Diagram/Chart

Staff Line Notation

Scale details

  • Type : Major
  • Number of notes : 7
  • Formula : 1,2,b3,4,5,6,b7
  • Notes : C, D, E♭, F, G, A, B♭
  • Intervals : W,H,W,W,W,H,W
  • Degrees : C (I - tonic), D (II - supertonic), E♭ (III - mediant), F (IV - subdominant), G (V - dominant), A (VI - submediant), B♭ (VII - leading tone)

Scale Positions

You'll find below the 5 different positions/shapes of the C Dorian Uke scale in D-Tuning (ADF#B), along with their ascending tab patterns.

Position #1

Position #2

Position #3

Position #4

Position #5

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