parhypate

parhypate

(pɑːˈhɪpətiː)
n
a note in ancient Greek music, the second lowest note in the two lowest tetrachords
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When Aristoxenus discusses differences of genus by reference to the inner, |moveable' notes of a tetrachord, he takes as his example the tetrachord meson (which approaches mese from below, its notes being hypate, parhypate, lichanos, mese).(9) All later writers follow him.
(22) It is identical with the range of parhypate, the corresponding note in the tetrachord meson: this is specified at El.