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posted: 11/2/2003 at 6:56:42 PM ET
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hey evry1 im juss wondering if u guys could help me out. i am kinda havn trouble understanding wot a tonic is? lol this may sound silly, but i juss would reallly like to know okaye? thnks fo ur time

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posted: 11/3/2003 at 9:05:37 PM ET
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A tonic note is the one note of the key. For instance, C is the tonic in C major. F is the tonic in F major, Bb is the tonic in Bb major. It's basically the note a piece revolves around, and what each perfect authentic cadence ends on in the piece.

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