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diminished seventh chord

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The chord of the diminished 7th usually appears on the seventh degree of the scale. It spans the interval of a diminished 7th and is made up of a succession ...

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diminished seventh chord

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 125 words.

The chord of the diminished 7th usually appears on the seventh degree of the scale. It spans the interval of a diminished 7th and is made up of a succession of minor 3rds (thus in C major...

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diminished seventh chord

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The chord of the diminished 7th usually appears on the seventh degree of the scale. It spans the interval of a diminished 7th and is made up of a succession ...

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Half-diminished seventh chord

Julian Rushton.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 158 words.

A chord that consists of two superimposed minor thirds (forming a Diminished triad) and one major third (e.g. B–D–F–A). As a diatonic harmony its root may be the supertonic of a minor key,...

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Diminished seventh chord

Janna Saslaw.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 346 words.

A chord formed from a diminished triad with added diminished 7th, for example B–D–F–A♭; it thus contains two tritones (B–F and D–A♭) and is tonally unstable. It is typically found on the...

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half-diminished seventh chord

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 75 words.

The diminished 7th is a full diminished chord, comprising three minor 3rds which together span a diminished 7th interval (e.g. D–F–A♭–C♭). A half-diminished chord spans a minor 7th, and is...

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diminished seventh chord

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 44 words.

A 4-note chord comprising a *diminished triad with an added diminished 7th, e.g. A–C–E♭–F#. Because of its symmetrical division of the octave into 4 minor 3rds, there are only 3 possible...

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half-diminished seventh chord

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The diminished 7th is a full diminished chord, comprising three minor 3rds which together span a diminished 7th interval (e.g. D–F–A♭–C♭). A half-diminished chord spans a minor 7th, and is...

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seventh chord

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A triad with a 7th added. See dominant seventh chord; diminished seventh chord.

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seventh chord

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 15 words.

A triad with a 7th added. See dominant seventh chord; diminished seventh chord.

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ninth chord

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A triad with a 7th and 9th added. See diminished seventh chord; dominant seventh chord.

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ninth chord

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 17 words.

A triad with a 7th and 9th added. See diminished seventh chord; dominant seventh chord.

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Enharmonic Position Finding and the Resolution of Seventh Chords in Chromatic Music

Richard Bass.

in Music Theory Spectrum

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Tonal harmonic theory as inherited from nineteenth-century sources is limited in its ability to explain irregular resolutions of seventh chords because it requires that all harmonies be...

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‘Tristan’ chord

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 282 words.

The first chord in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, f–b–d♯′–g♯′, or an enharmonic spelling of it. The name has often been used for any four-note chord made up of a minor 3rd, a diminished 5th...

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Half-Diminished Functions and Transformations in Late Romantic Music

Richard Bass.

in Music Theory Spectrum

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Theoretical discussions of harmonic function and of neo-Riemannian voice-leading transformations have centered on triadic relationships. Transformational models for seventh chords have been...

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harmony

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The simultaneous sounding (i.e. combination) of notes, giving what is known as vertical mus., contrasted with horizontal mus. (counterpoint). Composers, in much the greater proportion of...

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Dissonance

Richard Cohn.

in Audacious Euphony

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 11480 words.

Chapter 7 considers how to integrate dissonant tetrachords into a model that focuses on triads. In order to disable the requirement that an analytic approach to dissonance must be...

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Joplin, Scott (1868 - 1917), Pianist, Ragtime Musician, Composer / Arranger

Hildred Roach.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1832 words.

ragtime composer and pianist, was born in or near Texarkana, Texas, one of six children of Giles Joplin, reportedly a former slave from North Carolina, and Florence Givens, a freewoman...

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