Aeolian mode


Definition of Aeolian mode

  1. :  a Renaissance church mode represented as a diatonic scale from A to A on the white keys of the piano with E as its tenor (see 1tenor 2a)and A as its final (see 2final c) — see church mode illustration

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Origin and Etymology of aeolian mode


First Known Use: circa 1771

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