Lydian mode

noun Music the mode represented by the natural diatonic scale F–F (containing an augmented 4th).

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  • Lydian mode — Due to historical confusion, Lydian mode can refer to two very different musical modes or diatonic scales. Greek Lydian mode The Lydian mode is named after the ancient kingdom of Lydia in Anatolia. In Greek music theory it was based on the Lydian …   Wikipedia

  • lydian mode — noun Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: translation of Greek harmonia lydia 1. : a Greek mode consisting of two disjunct tetrachords represented on the white keys of the piano by a descending diatonic scale from C to C see greek mode… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lydian mode — Music. an authentic church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from F to F. [1800 10] * * *       in music, fifth of the eight medieval church modes. See church mode. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lydian mode — /lɪdiən ˈmoʊd/ (say lideeuhn mohd) noun a scale, represented by the white keys of a keyboard instrument, beginning on F …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lydian — may refer to:* Lydian language, an ancient Anatolian language * Lydian script * Lydian mode, one of the modes derived from ancient Greek music * Lydian (typeface), a decorative typeface * Lydia, an ancient kingdom in western Anatolia * Lydian… …   Wikipedia

  • mode — mode1 /mohd/, n. 1. a manner of acting or doing; method; way: modern modes of transportation. 2. a particular type or form of something: Heat is a mode of motion. 3. a designated condition or status, as for performing a task or responding to a… …   Universalium

  • Lydian dominant scale — The Lydian dominant scale, or Lydian music|flat7 scale [Fewell, Garrison. Sessions: Lydian Dominant Strategies , Guitar Player 32:2 (February 1998), p. 154 155.] , is a synthetic scale which, starting on C, runs C D E Fmusic|sharp G A Bmusic|flat …   Wikipedia

  • Mode lydien — Le lydien est un mode majeur (ionien) avec une quarte augmentée. Sommaire 1 Utilisation moderne 1.1 Ambiguïté entre les modes majeurs et lydien 1.2 Exemples 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mode — Synonyms and related words: Aeolian mode, Aristotelian sorites, Dorian mode, Goclenian sorites, Greek modes, Hindu mode, Indian mode, Locrian mode, Lydian mode, MO, Phrygian mode, Platonic form, Platonic idea, SOP, aesthetic form, affectation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Lydian — adj. & n. n. 1 a native or inhabitant of ancient Lydia in W. Asia Minor. 2 the language of this people. adj. of or relating to the people of Lydia or their language. Phrases and idioms: Lydian mode Mus. the mode represented by the natural… …   Useful english dictionary

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