Keynote

Definition of Keynote

Key´note`
n.1.(Mus.) The tonic or first tone of the scale in which a piece or passage is written; the fundamental tone of the chord, to which all the modulations of the piece are referred; - called also key tone.
2.The fundamental fact or idea; that which gives the key; as, the keynote of a policy or a sermon.

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