strike note


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strike note

or

strike tone

n
(Music, other) the note produced by a bell when struck, defining its musical pitch
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Your strike note last night means as soon as you go out the Mexicans will get your jobs immediately.
Boursier-Mougenot's Pleyel grand had the floor of a large space to itself, where it was wired to strike notes in response to a complex aggregate of real-time financial data from all over the world--a sinister globalism concretizing as affective sound events the perpetual, invisible shifting of the ground beneath our feet.
While it is admirable to want to honour this esteemed academic, the words, quite unintendedly, strike notes of elitism and insularity.