paramese

paramese

(pəˈræmɪˌsiː)
n
a note in ancient Greek music, the note above the mese
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22) It is at the top of its range in diatonic, at the bottom in enharmonic, where it lies a quarter-tone above paramese, 1 1/4 tones above mese.
If we identify mese with the modern note A, for example, and consider the brief melodic sequence ABCB[flat]A, the first two notes are mese and paramese (the lowest note of the tetrachord diezeugmenon), and the last two are trite synemmenon and mese, where mese is now treated as the lowest note of the tetrachord synemmenon.