Definition of Ionian mode in English:

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Ionian mode

noun

Music
The mode represented by the natural diatonic scale C-C (the major scale).
Example sentences
  • his lesson is on the ionian mode used in music theory for guitar and bass. Modal theory is an important aspect of understanding music theory.
  • Incidentally, when you write a major scale from the tonic note up to the tonic note, you are also forming a mode, called the ionian mode!

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