Definitions for musical mode

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mode, musical mode(noun)

    any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave


  1. Mode

    In the theory of Western music, mode generally refers to a type of scale, coupled with a set of characteristic melodic behaviours. This use, still the most common in recent years, reflects a tradition dating to the Middle Ages, itself inspired by the theory of ancient Greek music.


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