…nd minor scales. But even today, music students study modes that were named after places in Greece. For instance, to help them memorize, I tell my theory students that Clocks is in the Mixolydian mode and Mad World is in the Dorian—these modes are frequently used to get fast access to that otherworldly faux-spiritual sound.
John Richard Ahern
This sounds cool as hell, but slightly fantastical. I am so ignorant about music theory I have no idea if you’re lying…doesn’t matter…you had me at Plato and Beyoncé.