How to harmonize ^4 ^2 after a ii7 chord?

Asked by: Salvador Lamphere

What is the function of ii7 chord?

In the major key, the second degree chord is minor. However, an interesting feature (often used) is to play the major second degree. The sensation produced resembles a secondary dominant, since the major second degree could serve as V7/V (dominant of the dominant).

What is V7 chord?

A dominant seventh chord adds an additional scale degree—the flat seventh (also called a dominant seventh). Because they’re based on the fifth degree of a scale, dominant chords are indicated with the Roman numeral “V” or, in the case of a dominant seventh, with “V7.”

What are the voice leading rules?

The principles of voice leading can be summarize as follows: Keep common tones, Move voices by step, if possible, If you can’t move by step, move by smallest possible interval, Use contrary motion, if possible.

What cadence is I to IV?

A plagal cadence is a cadence from the subdominant (IV) to the tonic (I). It is also known as the Amen Cadence because of its frequent setting to the text “Amen” in hymns. Here it is being used at the end of The Doxology Hymn. The term “minor plagal cadence” is used to refer to the iv–I progression.

How do you resolve leading tones?

Let's say we're in the key of F major a five chord would be a C major chord which has the note C eug. That a note is our leading tone yearning to land on an F one semitone step.

What are sus2 chords?

The two basic sus chords are the sus4 and sus2 chords. In the sus4 chord (also labeled simply as “sus”), a perfect 4th replaces the 3rd of the chord. In the sus2 chord (sometimes called “sus9”), a major 2nd replaces the 3rd of the chord. Both of these sus chords have a perfect 5th from the root to the fifth.

Is music theory hard?

Is music theory hard? Although some aspects of Music Theory are fairly complex, there isn’t anything inherently difficult or hard to understand. Having experience with singing or playing an instrument is certainly helpful to learning and understanding how Music Theory works.