Unformatted text preview: reciting tone of the corresponding authentic mode—unless it is B, when it is moved up to C. The “names” of these modes are their numbers, i.e. “Mode 1.” In the ninth century, some medieval theorists started using the Greek mode names. However, these Medieval theorists misunderstood the Greek theorist Cleonides’ categorization of modes transmitted in Boethius’ treatise on music, giving them the names that we are familiar with today, i.e. Mode 1 = Dorian....
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- Musical mode, modes, Boethius, Authentic mode, Church Modes