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What is the difference between a mode and a scale?

Are modes and scales not the same? If not, how are modes different from scales?

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marked as duplicate by NReilingh Sep 14 '12 at 14:48

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Wikipedia: Scale (music), Mode (music) – Mischa Arefiev Sep 14 '12 at 13:50
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No. Modes belong to scales. The modes are seven different scales. They come from the major scale, and they are applied to give different "colours" to the music.

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