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Definition for: Root

The pitch upon which a chord or scale is based. For example, C is the root of the C major chord and scale. It is otherwise referred to as the I (first) degree or the tonic. Music should revolve around the root note, because it is the tonal centre of the specific key.

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Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
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country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
rock Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
rock Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
rock Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country J.D. Jarrell J.D. Jarrell
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen