The Ionian Arpeggio exercise is interesting and starts on the 8th fret of the E string. The Ionian arpeggio is interesting the video demonstrates with animation how to make the chords in the key of A Ionian while the example guitar player demonstrates how to do it in the key of C Ionian. The first arpeggio contains the intervals 1, 3, 5 in Ionian, the following Dorian arpeggio has the intervals 2, 4, 6 in regards to Ionian but if you look at the 2 as a 1, then the intevals are 1, b3, 5.The exercise helps the user get down the modes and understand how one might construct a chord, the arpeggio packs in the first, third and fifth tones all very useful tones for chord construction. Mastering this exercise should help enable any player to really make some great harmonies and melodies.
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