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- A dominant is a major chord with a minor seven.
- A dominant chord’s resolution may be to Any quality of chord a perfect fifth lower except a diminished 7h chord.
- The chord of resolution could therefore be any diatonic chord in a major or minor key
- The primary dominant in the Key of C is G7
- The secondary dominants in the Key of C are:
All secondary dominants have certain common characteristics
- They are non-diatonic structures (At least one of their chord tones is NOT in the key).
- They are expected to resolve to a diatonic chord a perfect fifth below.
- They are built upon a diatonic root.
Harmony 2, Berklee College of MusicBarrie Nettles
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