an authentic church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from C to C.
What’s The Difference: Average, Mean, Median, And ModeAs you probably know the terms average, mean, median, and mode are commonly confused with one another because they all describe ways to talk about sets of numbers.
Origin of Ionian mode
First recorded in 1835–45
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