Guitar Scale Modes: Mixolydian Mode

The Mixolydian Scale Mode is played by starting with the fifth note of a Major Scale.

Mixolydian Scale Mode Pattern

The scale diagram on the left is the pattern used for a two octave Major Scale. The scale diagram to the right shows the Mixolydian Scale Mode taken from the same pattern of the Major Scale, starting on the fifth note of the scale. (D Mixolydian is Relative to the G Major Scale)

D Mixolydian Scale Mode

D E F# G A B C D
1 2 3 4 5 6 7b 8
G Major Scale Pattern D Mixolydian Scale Mode Pattern