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‘Tristan’ chord (Ger. Tristanakkord )locked


The first chord in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, f–b–d♯′–g♯′, or an enharmonic spelling of it. The name has often been used for any four-note chord made up of a minor 3rd, a diminished 5th and a minor 7th, reckoned upward from the lowest note; a generic term sometimes used for this chord is ...

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