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Barron's AP Music Theory Chapter 6 - Harmonic Organization II: Chords in Diatonic Context
harmonic function is associated with...
the scale degree on which it is built
major triads are identified with ___
uppercase roman numerals
minor triads are identified with ___
lowercase roman numerals
the diminished triad is identified with ___
a superscript circle
an augmented triad is identified with ___ and you only see it when
a +, you're in the harmonic or melodic minor
use pitches found in the key
the chord built on the 7th scale degree in natural minor
chords that are different from natural minor in the harmonic minor
those that contain scale degree 7
when you compare the major and harmonic minor, the triads on what two scale degrees are the same?
dominant, leading-tone (5, 7)
qualities of triads on major scale degrees
M, m, m, M, M, m, dim
qualities of triads on natural minor scale degrees
m, dim, M, m, m, M, M
qualities of triads on harmonic minor scale degrees
m, dim, A, m, M, M, dim
qualities of triads on melodic minor scale degrees
m, m, A, M, M, dim, dim
qualities of seventh chords in major scale degrees
MM7, mm7, mm7, MM7, Mm7, mm7, dimm7
how is a half-diminished chord recognized in roman numeral form?
a superscript circle with a slash
qualities of seventh chords in harmonic minor scale degrees
mM7, dimm7, AM7, mm7, Mm7, MM7, dimdim7
which chords are the same in major and minor?
V, V7, vii(dim)
shorthand of the bass line and figures