Gregorian mode


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Noun1.Gregorian mode - any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600Gregorian mode - any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode
musical mode, mode - any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
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Using Gregorian modes rather than modern scales, Rees was keen that his music should be tuneful, encouraging people to sing as they had in his childhood.