Plagal Mode

Plagal Mode

A Gregorian mode (or church mode) is one of the eight systems of pitch organization used to describe Gregorian chant.

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Authentic Mode - Tonality - Plagal Mode - In Byzantine Practice
... In Byzantine modal theory (octoechos), the word "Plagal" ("plagios") refers to the four lower-lying echoi, or modes (Powers 2001c) ... Thus Plagal first mode (also known as "Tone 5" in the Russian naming system (Suchy-Pilalis 2007) represents a somewhat more developed and widened in range version of the first mode ... The plagal second mode ("Tone 6" in the Russian system) has a similar relation to the second mode, and the plagal fourth mode—respectively to the fourth mode ...

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