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What is it about the Lydian Mode that suggests “magic” or “uncanniness”?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4T4vdAV5Vk&list=PLbb22k7us7Y-74-CI7wrIMF6lhpPJ1riN&index=7 Agree with Patrick Alan Burke. I’ll add that the Lydian sounds more strange to Western ears because it not only changes a pitch in the exclusive Major and Minor modes of Common Practice: it changes one of the core pitches of the scale, IV♯, which is disorienting for Western ears. (It makes me smug […]

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