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  • noun Plural form of chord.

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Examples

  • All three cafe orchestras, especially when they have to play at the same time from their rival tents, they need a guitar something soft, solid, but amplified, thumping out the chords from the back.

    Excerpt: Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro

  • "E meu ru ru a vau," it ran, and that was all of it, sung in a stately, endless, ever-varying chant, accompanied by solemn chords from the ukelele.

    BY THE TURTLES OF TASMAN

  • In the fourth section, those rifle-crack chords from the beginning return as sharply accented individual notes, from the string section, the xylophone — and the cello itself; Carter quietly warns against the dangers of an unexamined life.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • In the fourth section, those rifle-crack chords from the beginning return as sharply accented individual notes, from the string section, the xylophone — and the cello itself; Carter quietly warns against the dangers of an unexamined life.

    Magna Carter (6): This Is Your Life

  • I am trying to get her to teach me the chords from the Captain Nemo thing you always here on Scooby Doo, but again - off topic.

    Dharma, Electricity, and Silence

  • * NOTE* To minimize confusion we call the chords that we play by the position … not the pitch, meaning we call the 7th fret chord "A" when in reality it is actually "A flat"

    All Updates @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com

  • Mr. CHESNUTT: Well, I played - my chords were a lot different.

    In Memoriam: Sweet, Sad Rocker Vic Chesnutt

  • Mr. CHESNUTT: Well, I played - my chords were a lot different.

    Songs Of Survival And Reflection: 'At The Cut'

  • Additionally, as the "impressions" which strike the chords are themselves conceived as both "external and internal" to the lyre, to recall the earlier grouping, the locus of adjustment is itself displaced into an indeterminate rhythmic activity.

    Shelley's Golden Wind: Zen Harmonics in _A Defence of Poetry_ and 'Ode to the WestWind'

  • But the chords were a prelude to one of his own hymns, and he stood entranced as her sweet, childlike voice rose with the very words that he had sung.

    Selected Stories of Bret Harte

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