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Authentic mode

Definition and background:

a melody is in an authentic mode when all of the notes (except perhaps one or two) are above the final. See mode. An introduction to church modes is available.

For more information on the music term "Authentic mode" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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 1-9

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