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A triad containing a root, a major or minor third, and a perfect fifth.
- ‘Where there is no figure under a note, the convention is that this denotes the most common chord, which Mr Protheroe describes as a root-position chord.’
- ‘The melody is built out of the intervals of the common chord.’
- ‘He introduced pupils first to the notes of the common chord (doh - me - soh), patterning the sounds with the voice and exercising the intervals involved until sound and symbol were firmly associated in the pupil's mind.’
common chord/ˈkämən kô(ə)rd/
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