[Bell Historians] Stawley.
davidbryant at ...
Fri Jan 20 21:22:53 GMT 2006
> No! 1-5 of 8 is not Lydian. Lydian would be like a normal (major) 5
> the tenor a semi tone flat.
Lydian is, from the tonic: tone, tone, tone, semitone, tone, tone,
semitone, as produced by playing eight white notes on a piano starting
at F and ascending. Therefore, in bell terms, Lydian is 2-9 of a ring
of 12, and consequently 1-5 of 8.
A normal Major five with the tenor a semitone flat would give you, from
the tonic: 3 semitones, tone, semitone, tone. So far as I am aware,
this doesn't correspond to any musical mode at all.
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