Definition of Hypodorian mode
2 : a plagal church mode represented on the white keys of the piano by an ascending diatonic scale from A to A with F as its tenor (see 1tenor 2a)and D as its final (see 2final c) — see church mode illustration
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Origin and Etymology of hypodorian mode
Late Latin hypodorius hypodorian (from Greek hypodōrios, from hypo- + Dōrios Dorian) + English -an; hypodorian mode, translation of Greek hypodōria harmonia — more at dorian
First Known Use: 1694
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