ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless

ACG Krell 5 fretless


DBAGE octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
D dorian mode : General

In this BLOGoZON we take a look at the D dorian mode box shapes and join them all together for
8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE) tuning to form one long DBAGE octaves chain.

DBAGE octaves: 8-string Drop E

The diagram that follows shows all five of the DBAGE octaves shapes for use with
the standard patterns for a 8-string guitar tuned to Drop E (EBEADGBE) :-

DBAGE octaves : octave shapes

The DBAGE octaves sequence is shown for D natural in the diagram that follows:-

DBAGE octaves fingerboard : D natural octaves

GuitarPro6 fingerboard : D natural octaves

GuitarPro6 D natural octaves

The diagrams that follow show all of the D dorian mode notes plotted over the
8-string Drop E guitar's fretboard in the DBAGE octaves and GuitarPro6 styles:-

DBAGE octaves fingerboard D dorian mode notes

GuitarPro6 fingerboard : D dorian mode

GuitarPro6 8-string Drop E: D dorian mode

As always a more long term solution to fretboard navigation is to see scales as INTERVAL shapes rather than note names - as these are universal to all scales, arpeggios and chords rather than specific to one particular root note - with this in mind the intervals for the D dorian mode are detailed below in the DBAGE octaves manner:-

DBAGE octaves fingerboard D dorian mode intervals

The tables and tabbed panels below detail all five box shapes for the
D dorian mode in the DBAGE octaves style.


DBAGE octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
D dorian mode : YouTube videos & pdf files

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DBAGE octaves (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape pdf
DBAGE octaves (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape pdf
DBAGE octaves (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 5Am3 box shape pdf
DBAGE octaves (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 8Gm6Gm3Gm1 box shape pdf
DBAGE octaves (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 8Em6Em4Em1 box shape pdf
DBAGE octaves (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape at 12 pdf

DBAGE octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
D dorian mode : Box shapes on YouTube

  • 7Dm4Dm2
  • 7Bm5Bm2
  • 5Am3
  • 8Gm6Gm3Gm1
  • 8Em6Em4Em1
  • 7Dm4Dm2 at 12

GuitarPro6 (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape pdf

GuitarPro6 (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape pdf

GuitarPro6 (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 5Am3 box shape pdf

GuitarPro6 (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 8Gm6Gm3Gm1 box shape pdf

GuitarPro6 (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 8Em6Em4Em1 box shape pdf

GuitarPro6 (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape at 12 pdf


DBAGE octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
D dorian mode : Box shapes & TAB

  • 7Dm4Dm2
  • 7Bm5Bm2
  • 5Am3
  • 8Gm6Gm3Gm1
  • 8Em6Em4Em1
  • 7Dm4Dm2 at 12

DBAGE octaves (8-string : Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape

DBAGE octaves (8-string : Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape

DBAGE octaves (8-string : Drop E) D dorian mode : 5Am3 box shape

DBAGE octaves (8-string : Drop E) D dorian mode : 8Gm6Gm3Gm1 box shape

DBAGE octaves (8-string : Drop E) D dorian mode : 8Em6Em4Em1 box shape

DBAGE octaves (8-string : Drop E) D dorian mode : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape at 12


Once the individual box shapes have been assimilated all five shapes should be linked together and played in one continuous exercise (with the first shape - 7Dm4Dm2 - being repeated at the 12th fret).



The complete TAB for the previous exercise follows:-

GuitarPro6 (8-string: Drop E) D dorian mode box shapes TAB


The box shapes for the previous exercise follow:-

D dorian mode (8-string: Drop E) box shapes

DBAGE octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
D dorian mode
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

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DBAGE octaves D dorian mode box shapes pdf

DBAGE octaves D dorian mode box shapes TAB pdfDBAGE octaves D dorian mode box shapes TAB pdf


DBAGE octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
D dorian mode : Overall fretboard box shapes

DCAGE octaves D dorian mode box shapes : entire fretboard notes

DCAGE octaves D dorian mode box shapes : entire fretboard intervals


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