hypo-aeolian mode

hypoaeolian mode

[hahy-poh-ee-oh-lee-uhn, hahy-]
noun Music.
a plagal church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from E to E, with the final on A.

Origin:
< Late Latin hypoaeoli(us) + -an; see hypo-, Aeolian

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