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Message: Re: D7 a chord in the c major scale

Changed By: Athair
Change Date: April 18, 2018 10:32AM

Re: D7 a chord in the c major scale
In the key of C Major, D7 is a secondary dominant chord; a brief rationale for secondary dominant chords could be as follows: they make use of some note outside the key (in C Major, either # or b) to bring a change in the function of the chord. For instance, D7 makes use of F# in order to provide the so called [i]leading tone[/i] (F#, instead of F) as to pull the chord into G (that is, the perfect cadence of D into G, G-where F# moves upward onto G; instead of the natural key-based perfect cadence of G into C).

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Changed By: Athair
Change Date: April 18, 2018 10:29AM

Re: D7 a chord in the c major scale
In the key of C Major, D7 is a secondary dominant chord; a brief rationale for secondary dominant chords could be as follows: they make use of some note outside the key (in C Major, either # or b) to bring a change in the function of the chord. For instance, D7 makes use of F# in order to provide the so called [i]leading tone (instead [/i] (F#, instead of F) as to pull the chord into G (that is, the perfect cadence of D into G, instead of the natural key-based perfect cadence of G into C).

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Author: Athair
Date: April 18, 2018 10:26AM

Re: D7 a chord in the c major scale
In the key of C Major, D7 is a secondary dominant chord; a brief rationale for secondary dominant chords could be as follows: they make use of some note outside the key (in C Major, either # or b) to bring a change in the function of the chord. For instance, D7 makes use of F# in order to provide the so called leading tone (instead of F) as to pull the chord into G (that is, the perfect cadence of D into G, instead of the natural key-based perfect cadence of G into C).

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