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C Major and A minor Scale

C Major scale notes: C – D – E – F – G – A – B
A minor scale notes: A – B – C – D – E – F – G

C Major scale modes and function

Mode Basic chord Function Interval (Tone/semi-tone) Note order
C Ionian Major ( I ) Tonic T – T – st – T – T – T – st C – D – E – F – G – A – B
D Dorian minor ( ii ) Super Tonic T – st – T – T – T – st – T D – E – F – G – A – B – C
E Phrygian minor ( iii ) Mediant st – T – T – T – st – T – T E – F – G – A – B – C – D
F Lydian Major ( IV ) Sub Dominant T – T – T – st – T – T – st F – G – A – B – C – D – E
G Mixolydian Major ( V ) Dominant T – T – st – T – T – st – T G – A – B – C – D – E – F
A Aeolian minor ( vi ) Sub Mediant T – st – T – T – st – T – T A – B – C – D – E – F – G
B Locrian dimin ( vii° ) Leading st – T – T – st – T – T – T B – C – D – E – F – G – A
C major scale bass clef C Major and A minor Scale Piano C Major and A minor Scale Guitar C Major and A minor Scale Bass C Major Scale Soprano, Concert & Tenor Ukulele C Major Scale Baritone Ukulele C Major Scale Banjo C Major Scale Mandolin C Major Scale Violin & Fiddle C Major Scale Viola & Cello C Major Scale Double Bass