Hypolocrian mode

noun Hy·po·locrian mode \"+...-\

Definition of Hypolocrian mode

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

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Origin and Etymology of hypolocrian mode

hypo- + locrian


First Known Use: circa 1903


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