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Locrian is not commonly used. It’s most likely to be found in jazz compositions. It can feel quite uneasy and awkward.
  • To play phrygian mode on the piano, you can just play all of the white keys, but starting on a B
  • This mode consists of note with the intervals: S-T-T-S-T-T-T
  • As an example, make sure that G is at the top of the circle. You can see that in order to play a G locrian scale, you would need to play a G# major scale, but concentrate on the G, so: G, G#, A#, C, C#, D, F
  • To play a song in G Locrian mode, you would play chords from G# major, but centring around G, so: Gdim, G#, A#m, Cm, C#, D#, Fm
  • Guitar tab to follow soon