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help on terms

From: David Raleigh Arnold
Subject: help on terms
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 12:09:16 -0600 (CST)
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On Wednesday 31 December 1969 23:59, you wrote:
> What is the musical term for a piece written in a minor key ending on
>  a major chord? I would appreciate your help. Sincerely Jack

Picardy third, assuming you mean that it is ending on a tonic
chord which would otherwise be minor.  If for example a piece
in D minor ended on a C or F chord the term would not apply.

What does that have to do with notation?

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