minstrel: Music and tones

Justin Eiler taliesin_o at juno.com
Fri Mar 16 21:15:18 PST 2001

Greetings, all,

I've heard it asserted that Ionian mode music (the "modern" major scale)
probably existed in Wales "since before recorded history" -- songs cited
as proof are Londonderry Air and Men of Harlech. Does anyone have any
information on this (for or against)?

Justin Eiler / Madog Hir of Aire Faucon
taliesin_o at juno.com

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