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A dominant seventh chord has an enormous third and a minor seventh. determine 13-9 bankruptcy 2 additionally pointed out an extra distinction among the 3 kinds of chords—the period among the third and seventh: • The period among the third and seventh of an enormous seventh chord is an ideal fifth. • The period among the third and seventh of a minor seventh chord is additionally an ideal fifth. • The period among the third and seventh of a dominant seventh chord is a tritone. as the tritone happens purely within the dominant chord, its presence defines a dominant chord. A tritone is a truly risky period. it seems that it desires to move somewhere, that is why V chords wish greatly to unravel (often to a I chord). in the event you play simply the 2 notes of the tritone, they sound like a V chord, incomplete notwithstanding the chord could be. What’s so strange a few tritone is that it’s the third and seventh of not only one, yet dominant seventh chords. Play 13-10. B and F, the third and seventh of G7, are an identical notes as F and C, the third and seventh of D7. (B and C are enharmonic—the related notes, simply spelled in a different way. ) as the tritone (the third and seventh) of either G7 and D7 is identical, G7 and D7 can alternative for each other. determine 13-10 ordinarily this tritone alternative V chord is preceded through its II chord, making a II-V development, as occurred in determine 13-7. evaluate the sound of the following 4 examples: determine 13-11 • Play determine 13-11, the II-V-I in C. • Play determine 13-12, an identical II-V-I, yet with D7, the tritone replacement, changing G7. • Play determine 13-13, with A-7 previous D7. • Play determine 13-14, with A-7, D7, the tritone alternative II-V, exchanging D-7, G7 The third and seventh of a V chord constantly shape the period of a tritone, regardless of which notice is on most sensible. Why? simply because a tritone is strictly part an octave, and when you invert it (put the pinnacle be aware at the backside, or vice versa) it's nonetheless a tritone. 2 The roots of the G7 and D7 chords also are a tritone aside. determine 13-12 determine 13-13 determine 13-14 one more reason to play a tritone substitution is that it usually makes the melody notice extra attention-grabbing. Play determine 13-15, bars 31-33 of Jerome Kern’s “All The belongings you Are. ” The melody notice at the F7 chord (G) is the ninth of the chord, an exquisite word. Now play determine 13-16. F7 has been changed by way of B7, its tritone replacement. This reharmonization not just creates chromatic bass movement, but in addition complements the melody observe (G) by means of altering it from the ninth of F7 to the five of B7, a extra fascinating notice. determine 13-15 determine 13-16 Use warning and style whilst utilizing tritone substitution within the melody of a song. If you’re now not cautious, you could make the melody be aware sound much less fascinating. Play determine 13-17, the 1st 3 bars of the bridge to Victor Young’s “Stella by way of Starlight. ” Now play determine 13-18, the place D7 has been substituted for G75. Chromatic bass movement has been created (D7 to C-7), yet E, the melody notice, has been replaced from the five of G7 to the ninth of D7, a much less fascinating be aware. determine 13-17 To sum up; there are purposes for taking part in tritone substitution at the melody of a music: • To create a chromatic bass line • To make the melody be aware extra fascinating The previous tritone substitutions have been decided prior to time.

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