Definition of Lydian mode
2 [translation of Medieval Latin modus Lydius] : an authentic church mode represented on the white keys of the piano by a diatonic scale from F to F with C as its tenor (see 1tenor 2a)and F as its final (see 2final c) — see church mode illustration
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Origin and Etymology of lydian mode
translation of Greek harmonia lydia
First Known Use: 1636
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