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Aeolian mode

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  1. (music) a mode that uses the same scale as the natural minor scale


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The Aeolian mode is a musical mode or, in modern usage, a diatonic scale called the natural minor scale.

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Google previewMountain Dulcimer (2011)

by Mark Biggs

Aeolian Mode: Melody Middle Bass Key CC A D (Dm) DD B E (Em) B11 Bb G C ( Cm) (1) (6) (8) (The Aeolian mode is a hauntingly beautiful mode particularly lovely for Renaissance tunes like Greensleeves or Lord Lovel. It may sound way out ...

Google previewTonal Harmony (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Aeolian mode is a musical mode or, in modern usage, a diatonic scale called the natural minor scale. The word 'Aeolian' inthe music theory of ancient Greece was an alternative name (used by some later writers, such as Cleonides) for ...

Google previewJazz Guitar (1999)

Swing to Bebop by Doug Munro

Aeolian Mode (Natural Minor Scale) The Aeolian mode is a scale made up of seven notes arranged in a specific order of whole and half steps. This order originally came from the natural notes from A to A. This was the sixth of the seven Greek ...

Google previewGuitar Mode Encyclopedia (1994)

21 Modes of the Major, Melodic Minor, and Harmonic Minor Scales by Jody Fisher

Altering a Scale The Aeolian mode is produced by lowering the third, sixth and seventh degrees of any major scale.

a Chord's Root You can locate the Aeolian mode by thinking of the major key signature that lies a minor third above a minor ...

Google previewQuick Scales Interactive Guitar Scale Dictionary: Free Scale Book Included, Book & CD-ROM (2005)

by Alfred Publishing Staff, Alfred Publishing

Aeolian Mode/Pure Minor Scale Aeolian Mode/Pure Minor Scale С Aeolian/ Pure minor: С D E\> F G A\> B\> С WH W W H W W 1 2 kB 4 5 16 \П 8 Suggested chord or chord progression: Сm - Fm Parent scale: E\> major 1 2 4 III V VII IX XII O ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Scales and Modes for Electric Bass (2011)

by Dana Roth

The Aeolian mode begins on the sixth degree of the major scale and is the ваше as a natural minor scale. The Locrian mode begins on the seventh degree of the major scale and is a natural minor scale with the lowered (minor) second and ...

Google previewHarvard Dictionary of Music (1969)

by Willi Apel

Aeolian, aeolian mode. See under Church modes; Modality. Aeolian harp. A sound-producing contrivance consisting of a long narrow box with six or more gut strings stretched inside over two bridges. The strings are tuned in unison but vary in ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Music (2004)

by Christine Ammer

In the sixteenth century four more modes were added, two authentic modes (the Aeolian mode beginning on A and the Ionian mode beginning on C, identical to the MINOR and MAJOR modes respectively), and two plagal modes (the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music (2005)

window and the strings are excited by the wind, emits chords of harmonics Aeolian mode : a mode consisting of T-S-T-T-S-T-T (T=whole tone, S=semitone), equivalent to the natural minor mode. Note the difference between mode and scale.

Google previewA new Dictionary of Music (1835)

by Esq. W. WILSON

AEolian Mode, so called from AEolia in Asia Minor, was one of the six principal Greek modes, . and was inserted between the Phrygian and Lydian. The tonic is generally supposed to have been F of some kind. Dr. Burney makes it F minor, ...

Google previewThe Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Music (2014)

by Barrie Jones

Aeolian mode the mode or scale A-G, centred around and ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

Aeolian mode in music, the mode represented by the natural diatonic scale A–A ( containing a minor 3rd, 6th, and 7th). The term is recorded from the late 18th century, and comes from Latin Aeolius 'from Aeolis' (an ancient coastal district of ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

Aeolian mode. (1) A diatonic scale consisting of the notes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, A or one of its transpositions. (2) One of the eight modes used in Gregorian chant; later became known as the natural minor scale of the major/minor tonal system.

Google previewA Dictionary of Music. Translated ... by William Waring (1779)

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, William WARING (Translator.)

' ' 'Ihe aeolian mode was flat, by the report of ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia, or Dictionary of Music ... With upwards of two hundred engraved examples, the whole compiled from the most celebrated foreign and English authorities, interspersed with observations critical and explanatory (1825)

by John Feltham DANNELEY

MODUS HEOLUS, see AEolian Mode. – AUTHENTICUS, see Authentic Mode. DORIUS, see Dorian Mode. – HYPERAEOLIUS, see Dorian. – HYPODORIUS, see Hypo-Phrygian. – HYPOLYDIUS, see Hypo-Lydian. – HYPO-MIXO-LYDIUS, see ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

Aeolian mode in ancient Greek ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Music Dictionary (2010)

by Dr. Stanford Felix

aeolian mode The ninth of 12 musical church modes. Known today as a diatonic scale. aerophone A musical instrument that makes sound by the use of air. Woodwind and brass ...

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