Mixolydian mode

Mixolydian mode
Mixolydian mode Mix`o*lyd"i*an mode` [Gr. ? a mixing + E. Lydian.] (Mus.) The seventh ecclesiastical mode, whose scale commences on G. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mixolydian mode — Modern Mixolydian scale on C[1]  Pla …   Wikipedia

  • mixolydian mode — |miksə|lidēən noun Etymology: mixolydian from Greek mixolydios mixolydian (from mixo + lydios Lydian) + English an; mixolydian mode translation of Greek mixolydios harmonia 1. : a Greek mode consisting of two disjunct tetrachords represented on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mixolydian mode — /mik seuh lid ee euhn, mik /, Music. an authentic church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from G to G. [1770 80; < Gk mixolýdi(os) (mixo , comb. form of míxis a mingling + Lýdios Lydian) + AN] * *… …   Universalium

  • Mixolydian mode — /mɪksoʊˈlɪdiən moʊd/ (say miksoh lideeuhn mohd) noun a scale represented by the white keys of a keyboard instrument, beginning on G. {Greek mixolydios mixed Lydian + an} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mode — mode1 /mohd/, n. 1. a manner of acting or doing; method; way: modern modes of transportation. 2. a particular type or form of something: Heat is a mode of motion. 3. a designated condition or status, as for performing a task or responding to a… …   Universalium

  • mode — Synonyms and related words: Aeolian mode, Aristotelian sorites, Dorian mode, Goclenian sorites, Greek modes, Hindu mode, Indian mode, Locrian mode, Lydian mode, MO, Phrygian mode, Platonic form, Platonic idea, SOP, aesthetic form, affectation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mixolydian — adjective /mɪksəˈlɪdɪən/ designating a mode in music, the highest of the ancient Greek modes, and now having final G and D dominant It is susceptible of nodes or modes as far apart as hyperphrygian and mixolydian …   Wiktionary

  • mixolydian — mixolydˈian adjective 1. (also with cap) (in ancient Greek music) the same as ↑hyperdorian (see under ↑hyper ) 2. (in old church music) applied to an authentic mode extending from g to g, with g for its final • • • Main Entry: ↑mixo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Musical mode — This article is about modes as used in music. For other uses, see Mode (disambiguation). Modern Dorian mode on C  Play …   Wikipedia

  • hypomixolydian mode — “+... noun Etymology: hypo + mixolydian (mode) : a plagal ecclesiastical mode consisting of a tetrachord and an upper conjunct pentachord represented on the white keys of the piano by an ascending diatonic scale from D to D see mode illustration… …   Useful english dictionary

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