root of a scale

Discussion in 'Beginner's Q&A Forum' started by ajitnair, Feb 29, 2004.

  1. ajitnair

    ajitnair New Member

    What do roots of a scale of chor d basically mean.
  2. scot_hacker

    scot_hacker New Member

    The root or tonic is the first note in the scale. In other words it is the note whose chord you are playing or the note whose scale you are talking about. So the root in a chord of C is C.

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