Why does the Dorian Mode work for Video Games?

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  1. Nimbuss

    Nimbuss Producer

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    From your experience, what gives the Dorian Mode such a ' journey ' type sound if I can put it that way, i'm not well trained in music theory but most anime/arcade/orchestral type theme songs have that sound..

    Any insight would be well appreciated, not really a question but more of a discussion to learn more.

    Post any music you know in the mode if you like :mates:



    ^ d dorian mode?

     
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  3. 23322332

    23322332 Kapellmeister

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    You hear the two dorian tetrachords... I wouldn't say that "most anime/arcade/orchestral type theme songs have that sound"
     
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