Wednesday 20 October 2010

What are Secondary Dominant Chords?

The following video provides a definition of the term "Secondary Dominant", and shows how these chords are applied in a score.

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1 comment:

  1. I have a question about the tendency tones of Secondary Dominants (i.e. the 7th and/or diminished 5th). Should they always descend by 1 step, as they do in normal dominant or leading-tone chords, or are they free to move anywhere?