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Name: Modes and Ragas: More Than just a Scale
ID: m11633
Language: English (en)
Summary: Many musical traditions, in history as well as in the modern world, are based on modes or ragas rather than on major and minor scales.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: aeolian, chant, church modes, dorian, Greek modes, India, Indian music, ionian, jazz, locrian, lydian, medieval, medieval modes, mixolydian, modal, mode, phrygian, raga, scale
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.16 (history)
First publication date: Oct 8, 2003 10:03 am -0500
Last revision to module: Feb 15, 2013 8:08 pm -0600

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Version History

Version: 1.16 Feb 15, 2013 8:08 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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took down call for research study participants

Version: 1.15 Jan 18, 2013 6:08 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added call for research study participants

Version: 1.14 Oct 1, 2011 7:50 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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link to blog

Version: 1.13 Jul 18, 2011 11:34 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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expanded the text to clarify the discussion

Version: 1.12 Mar 11, 2011 10:07 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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removed from survey

Version: 1.11 Apr 13, 2010 6:29 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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linked to survey

Version: 1.10 Jan 2, 2010 2:24 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.9 Oct 4, 2007 11:43 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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fixed link

Version: 1.8 Feb 26, 2007 12:53 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added outline eps and svg files, changed example to move most of the text out of the figure, other small text changes

Version: 1.7 Jan 26, 2007 3:16 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added eps CNXML

Version: 1.6 Jan 10, 2007 12:40 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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updated links and small changes in text

Version: 1.5 May 11, 2006 2:42 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added bibliopgraphy and section on modal jazz and folk music, redid figures, and expanded explanation of medieval church modes.

Version: 1.4 Feb 22, 2006 9:50 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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clarified number of possible Indian ragas

Version: 1.3 Dec 15, 2004 2:56 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added links and keywords, clarified some text.

Version: 1.2 Nov 22, 2004 12:50 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Rewrote some of the intro and church mode sections, for clarity, and rewrote Indian ragas section to correct some errors.

Version: 1.1 Oct 16, 2003 3:03 pm -0500 by (None)
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New module

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