hypolydian mode

hypolydian mode

[hahy-poh-lid-ee-uhn, 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 C to C, with the final on F.

Origin:
1835–45; translation of Greek hypolýdios tónos; see hypo-, Lydian mode

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