Diminished Chord

Diminished chord can refer to:

  • Diminished triad
  • Diminished seventh chord

Other articles related to "diminished chord, diminished, chord":

Half-diminished Seventh Chord - Function
... The half-diminished chord has three functions in contemporary harmony predominant function, diminished, and dominant function ... majority of its occurrence is on the II chord in the minor mode, wherein it takes a predominant function, leading naturally to the dominant V chord ... Not including the root motion, there is only a one note difference between a half diminished chord and a V chord with a 9th ...
Density 21.5
... Thus the diminished seventh chord, or rather C31, interval cycle, partitions the octave, and "places Varèse with Scriabin and the Schoenberg circle among the revolutionary composers ... we assume that the G♯–B–D collection represents an incomplete diminished-seventh chord, that the work is based on structural relations derived from the interval-3 cycle, and that this implies a tendency for each ...

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