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Re: musical systems (was fictional worlds)

From:Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
Date:Monday, August 12, 2002, 8:42
 --- bnathyuw wrote:

> ( thanks to 1929 edition of groves ! lochrian is bracketed as it's fifth > degree is a tritone above its first, and it's therefore hypothetical rather > than practical )
Not entirely. Most of my own compositions are modal, and incidentally I have used Lochrian and Lochrian-like modi, too. Therefore, my personal experience tells me that Lochrian is not hypothetical at all. However, is is highly instable, and usually proceeds quickly and painlessly into some other modus. Jan ===== "Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts