Quick Win #19

The seven Church Modes and 3 Major Pentatonic scales

Here's a quick summary of the main takeaways from this Quick Win!

  • every Church Mode contains 3 major pentatonic scales
  • from each major pentatonic root tone, you can go down 3 half-steps, and you'll get to the respective minor pentatonic scale


The world of Pentatonic is almost a universal language throughout different cultures, and therefore, can help you connect musical building blocks. You might also want to look into scale combinations, including the Pentatonic ones.