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tierce de Picardie

tierce de Picardie (Fr.). Picardy third. Term applied to major 3rd used at end of a comp. which is otherwise in a minor key, thus converting expected minor chord into major, e.g. in key of C minor the expected chord C–E♭–G becomes C–E–G. Commonly used up to end of 18th cent. Reason for name unknown.

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Picardie, tierce de

Picardie, tierce de (Fr.). Picardy third. See tierce de Picardie.

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