17. Types of Dominant

Peter McNeany
December 19/2023

Types of V7

V7

Derives from the fifth of a major scale
Dominant scale
Mixolidian mode

V7(b9)


Derives from the fifth of the harmonic minor scale
Fifth Mode of Harmonic Minor/Phrygian Dominant Scale

V7(#9)

Half – Whole Diminished Scale

V7alt

Any Dominant Chord with any flatten or sharpen extension is considered an altered chord
Seventh mode of melodic minor
Altered Scale
Superlocrian Mode

V7(#11)

Fourth degree of the melodic minor scale
Non-functional dominant chord
Lydian Dominant Scale

V7(b13)


Fifth mode of melodic minor
Whole Tone Scale

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