Locrian


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Locrian

(ˈləʊkrɪən; ˈlɒk-) or

Lokrian

adj
(Placename) of or relating to Locris, an ancient region of central Greece, or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Locris
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When in the shady Locrian grove Hesiod lay dead, the Nymphs washed his body with water from their own springs, and heaped high his grave; and thereon the goat-herds sprinkled offerings of milk mingled with yellow-honey: such was the utterance of the nine Muses that he breathed forth, that old man who had tasted of their pure springs.
The Locrians were laid waste by a legate of Scipio, yet they were not avenged by him, nor was the insolence of the legate punished, owing entirely to his easy nature.
And upon the same principle there are laws which forbid men to sell their property, as among the Locrians, unless they can prove that some notorious misfortuue has befallen them.
With him there came forty ships of the Locrians who dwell beyond Euboea.
Minos, we learn, was the primitive founder of the government of Crete, as Zaleucus was of that of the Locrians.
T'S like stepping back in time when the Locrian Ensemble appear on stage.
Homer's Locrian Ajax, who watches the race and thinks victory will go to Eumelus (who actually comes in last), gets upset with what his companion Idomeneus' eyes identify: the impending victory of the Aetolian born Diomedes.
Within each group are the scales, for example in major modes are listed Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian and the like, and in harmonic minor modes are listed harmonic minor, Locrian #6, Ionion augmented, Romanian and so on.
Locrian mode; D4-G5; Tess: M; 4/4, J = 40, with dark patience; V/M, P/M; 6 pages (3 minutes).
The seven major modes include Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, and Locrian, beginning on C, D, E, F, G, A, and B, respectively.
In a single tune he would bend notes, draw out "licks" using relative minors, switch modes in midstream, and improvise in the Locrian.