Fundamental chord


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(Mus.) a chord, the lowest tone of which is its root.

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But the appeal of local wine strikes a more fundamental chord of national pride and ownership.
Baden-Powell's great understanding of young people obviously touched a fundamental chord both in this country and others.
For them, harmony is primarily linear, consisting of small- and large-scale extensions of fundamental chords and scale degrees.

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