Ionian (Mercury) C D E F G A B
To inspire clear communication and putting together thoughts to reflect inner vision.
Dorian (Sun) C D Eb F G A Bb
To awaken and clear the mind – good in morning. It was the most used mode in Gregorian chant.
Phrygian (Mars) C Db Eb F G Ab Bb
To awaken motivation and drive to reach a goal.
Lydian (Jupiter) C D E F# G A B
To promote good feelings, happiness, and a sense of celebration of life.
Mixolydian (Saturn) C D E F G A Bb
To support increased focus and clarity.
Aeolian (Venus) C D Eb F G Ab Bb
To stimulate artistic creativity through quite dreamy/reflective moods.
Locrian (Moon) C Db Eb F Gb Ab Bb
To calm down after a stressful day and to promote good sleep and dreaming.
Creating Modes for Is Simple
To create a mode begin with the Solar Harmonic Spectrum™ tuning forks. Next, take out a tone and replace it with a modal tone as shown above. For example, to create the Dorian mode take out E and B and replace them with Eb and Bb. To create the Lydian mode take out F and replace it with F#. Always tap the tuning forks with C256.
Playing The Modes