Hypomixolydian mode

noun
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Definition of Hypomixolydian mode

: 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 tenor entry 1 sense 2a)and G as its final (see final entry 2 sense c) — see church mode illustration

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First Known Use of Hypomixolydian mode

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hypomixolydian mode

hypo- + mixolydian (mode)

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“Hypomixolydian mode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypomixolydian%20mode. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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