Locrian mode

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Locrian mode ‎(uncountable)

  1. (music) A mode whose scale is the same as a minor key with the second scale degree lowered by one half step, with the interval pattern (semitone - tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone).
    Starting on the note C, a Locrian mode produces a scale with the notes C, D♭, E♭, F, G♭, A♭, B♭, C.