Day: August 14, 2016

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

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Posted in categories: Music 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 […]