hypodorian-mode

hypodorian mode

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

Origin:
< Late Latin hypodōri(us) (< Greek hypodṓrion) + -an; see hypo-, Dorian

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hypodorian-mode
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: hypodorian mode
Next Definition: hypodynamia
Words Near: hypodorian-mode
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for hypodorian-mode
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing hypodorian-mode
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;