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In music, the subdominant is the technical name for the fourth tonal degree of the diatonic scale. [1]

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Cadence (music)

In Western musical theory, a cadence (Latin cadentia, "a falling") is, "a melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of resolution."Don Michael Randel (1999).

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Chord (music)

A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously.

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Degree (music)

In music theory, a scale degree is the name given to a particular note of a scale to specify its position relative to the tonic (the main note of the scale).

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Diatonic function

In tonal music theory, a diatonic function (also chord area) is the specific, recognized role of each of the 7 notes and their chords in relation to the diatonic key.

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Diatonic scale

In music theory, a diatonic scale (or heptatonia prima) is a scale composed of seven distinct pitch classes.

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A dodecagram is a star polygon that has twelve vertices.

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Dominant (music)

In music, the dominant is the fifth scale degree of the diatonic scale, called "dominant" because it is next in importance to the tonic, and a dominant chord is any chord built upon that pitch, using the notes of the same diatonic scale.

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In music, harmony is the use of simultaneous pitches (tones, notes), or chords.

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Hugo Riemann

Karl Wilhelm Julius Hugo Riemann (July 18, 1849 – July 10, 1919) was a German music theorist and composer.

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In music theory, a leading-note (also subsemitone, and called the leading-tone in the US) is a note or pitch which resolves or "leads" to a note one semitone higher or lower, being a lower and upper leading-tone, respectively.

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Major scale

The major scale or Ionian scale is one of the most commonly used musical scales, especially in Western music.

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Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence.

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Music theory

Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music.

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Musical analysis

Musical analysis is the attempt to answer the question how does this music work?.

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Musical note

In music, the term note has two primary meanings.

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Neapolitan chord

In music theory, a Neapolitan chord (or simply a "Neapolitan") is a major chord built on the lowered second (supertonic) scale degree.

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Oswald Jonas

Oswald Jonas (January 10, 1897 – March 19, 1978) was a music theorist and musicologist and student of Heinrich Schenker.

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Predominant chord

In music theory, a predominant chord (also pre-dominant) is any chord which normally resolves to a dominant chord.

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Primary triad

In music, a primary triad is one of the three triads, or three-note chords built from major or minor thirds, most important in tonal and diatonic music, as opposed to an auxiliary triad or secondary triad.

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Recapitulation (music)

In music theory, the recapitulation is one of the sections of a movement written in sonata form.

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Roman numeral analysis

In music, Roman numeral analysis involves the use of Roman numerals to represent chords.

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In music, solfège or solfeggio, also called sol-fa, solfa, solfeo, solfejo, among many names, is a music education method used to teach pitch and sight singing.

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Sonata form

Sonata form (also sonata-allegro form or first movement form) is a large-scale musical structure used widely since the middle of the 18th century (the early Classical period).

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In music, the subtonic is the scale degree below the tonic or, more specifically, the flattened seventh (VII): the lowered or minor seventh degree of the scale, a whole step below the tonic, as opposed to the leading tone, which is only a half step below the tonic.

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Tonality is a musical system in which pitches or chords are arranged so as to induce a hierarchy of perceived relations, stabilities, and attractions.

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Tonic (music)

In music, the tonic is the first scale degree of a diatonic scale and the tonal center or final resolution tone.

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Triad (music)

In music, a triad is a set of three notes that can be stacked in thirds.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subdominant

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