Unformatted text preview: Functional harmony: goes somewhere by the progression Nonfunctional harmony: lack direction, no resolution. Individually could be pleasant, but as a successive pattern does not make sense technically. Aka nonfunctional Tonic: first/base note of scale. Dominant chord: feels like it doesn’t settle anywhere, usually pushes you to a tonic. NEVER THE LAST CHORD IN A FUNCTIONAL PIECE...
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- Fall '08
- Music, Major scale, Chord progression, Chord, Tonic, Consonance and dissonance, Octatonic