Hypomixolydian mode

noun Hy·po·mixolydian mode \"+...-\

Definition of Hypomixolydian mode

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

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Origin and Etymology of hypomixolydian mode

hypo- + mixolydian (mode)


First Known Use: 1869


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