Mudcat Café message #3935824 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3935824
Posted By: Jack Campin
06-Jul-18 - 05:40 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
The distinctively modal feature of "The Grey Cock" isn't its finalis - it's the missing note. It's hexatonic, somewhat ambiguous between D minor/dorian and F major/lydian (though D seems to be implied more often than F, since C rarely occurs).