D Dorian Mode on Ukulele

Here you can learn how to play the Dorian Mode in the key of D on the Ukulele. As well as the scale notes, degrees and patterns of the D Dorian Mode, where available we also provide suggested Ukulele fingerings. In the Ukulele view below, you can display the notes of the D Dorian Mode mapped out onto the Ukulele fretboard and switch between the notes, degrees, intervals or, if we have them, suggested Ukulele fingerings.

Notes Ascending

D, E, F, G, A, B, C, D

Notes Descending

D, C, B, A, G, F, E, D

Pattern Ascending

T, S, T, T, T, S, T

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Pattern Descending

T, S, T, T, T, S, T

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Intervals Ascending

D > D0Perfect Unison (P1)
D > E2Major 2nd (M2)
D > F3minor 3rd (m3)
D > G5Perfect 4th (P4)
D > A7Perfect 5th (P5)
D > B9Major 6th (M6)
D > C10minor 7th (m7)
D > D12Perfect Octave (P8)

Intervals Descending

D > D0Perfect Unison (P1)
D > C2Major 2nd (M2)
D > B3minor 3rd (m3)
D > A5Perfect 4th (P4)
D > G7Perfect 5th (P5)
D > F9Major 6th (M6)
D > E10minor 7th (m7)
D > D12Perfect Octave (P8)

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