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chord -- as in: piano chord
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War and Peace
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  • Sonya struck the first chord of the prelude.
  • Oh, how that chord vibrated, and how moved was something that was finest in Rostov’s soul!
  • She asked "Uncle" for his guitar and at once found the chords of the song.
  • Just then the last chords of the overture were heard and the conductor tapped with his stick.
  • "Now then, niece!" he exclaimed, waving to Natasha the hand that had just struck a chord.
  • Dimmler struck a chord and, turning to Natasha, Nicholas, and Sonya, remarked: "How quiet you young people are!"
  • Denisov, with sparkling eyes and ruffled hair, sat at the clavichord striking chords with his short fingers, his legs thrown back and his eyes rolling as he sang, with his small, husky, but true voice, some verses called "Enchantress," which he had composed, and to which he was trying to fit music: Enchantress, say, to my forsaken lyre What magic power is this recalls me still?
  • He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.

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  • In her first day learning the guitar, she has learned how to play G major, C major, and D major chords.
  • My father and I would stay up at night and sing some of the songs together as he attempted to work out the chords on his guitar.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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