MONDAY, September 30, 2019
She Moved Through the Fair…
I put this in modes months ago, and I think most people never heard it. This is in Mixolydian, giving the tune a much older feel. Apparently no one knows how old this song is, but it has been around for centuries. No one knows who wrote it.
Mixolydian is also used in a fair number of older folk tunes all around the world. It was, perhaps, at least as common as Ionian (major) a few centuries ago.