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  • n. Any musical chord which has a minor third, as opposed to a major third, above its root, especially a minor triad.


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  • In all her lines there is a half-sobbing undertone ” the sweet minor chord that is ever present in the songs of the Choir Invisible, whose music is the gladness as well as the sadness of the world.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great


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