Second in the "Phrases on Bouzouki" series in Niavent. This mode has a clear minor (harmonic) colour with a sharp 4th note. Sometimes that note is simply understood as an…

The third video in the series is Hidjaz and Hidjazskiar. These two modes have a common tetra-chord in the lower part of the scale: Semitone - 1.5 Tone - Semitone.

Fourth in the series is are “Segiah”. This mode has a very special colour and a particular structure. Notice the augmented second note and the hidjaz tetrachord at the top…

The fifth video in the series is Sabah. It has has a minor colour. The fourth note is flat and at a distance of one and a half tones from…

The sixth video in the series is Houzam which is characterised by two important features. Firstly, the augmented second note and secondly the finishing note of the descending scale which…

The seventh video in the series is "Major" which lies exactly on the common natural-major scale. The last two phrases of the video have a "Rast" colour as Manolis uses…