Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

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Mode

Scales used to compose music. Ancient modes were established in the Middle Ages. Two of them are today's major and minor scales: the Ionian mode is the major scale, and the Aeolian mode is the natural minor scale.

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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Mode

Scales used to compose music. Ancient modes were established in the Middle Ages. Two of them are today's major and minor scales: the Ionian mode is the major scale, and the Aeolian mode is the natural minor scale.

Category: Notes and sheet music




Pronunciation:

 

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