Oct 4 Readings/Class Notes – Theory
dim 5 s tend to contract into a smaller interval (3 )rd
Dom 7 to tonic: fifth omitted = incomplete
Complete V7 – move to a tonic with a doubled 3
incomplete V7 – resolve the tritone, end up moving to a complete tonic triad
leading tone rises upward, but in complete V7 to tonic, it skips down to the fifth,
but makes a completely voiced tonic triad.
Phrase – a directed tonal motion toward a goal – the cadence.
– No cadence, no phrase
– Also the basic unit of musical form.
What is harmonic expansion?
– The extension of a chord in time
– How do you end a chord in time?