eleventh chord


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eleventh chord

n
(Jazz) a chord much used in jazz, consisting of a major or minor triad upon which are superimposed the seventh, ninth, and eleventh above the root
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The song ends with a half quotation of the theme followed by the rising eleventh chord arpeggio from the beginning.
In measures 1-4 (Example 4), Capers utilizes major seventh, ninth, minor seventh and eleventh chords.