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Unformatted text preview: -Different patters of tension/resolution (esp. if 7 th scale degree lowered); SO-Different expressive quality than major scale/key.-No strong gravitational pull towards any one note. Diatonic : Melody/harmony based on notes of single major or minor scale. Chromatic : Melody/harmony introduces notes foreign to given major/minor scale. Broadens tonal palette. Modulation : A change of key (harmonic journey; new perspective).-Helps create form;-Arouses expectation of return to original tonic. A return does not simply mean it is repetition. Its different because we have been somewhere else and are now RETURNING back....
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- Winter '11