hypophrygian mode

[hahy-poh-frij-ee-uh n, hip-oh-, hahy-poh-, hip-oh-]

noun Music.

a plagal church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from B to B, with the final on E.

Origin of hypophrygian mode

translation of Greek hypophrýgia harmonía; see hypo-, Phrygian mode
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