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introduction diatonic chromatic

introduction | diminished 7th | augmented 6th | Neapolitan


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longer progs.

The example below is taken from a passage in C major, it nevertheless demonstrates the potential of the German augmented sixth for modulation. The augmented sixth in the first bar sounds the same as a dominant seventh of Db major (Ab7). The passage could therefore be a modulation from Db to C which are very far apart on the circle of fifths.



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