Music Theory/Fundamentals of Common Practice Music/Tonality

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Key[edit | edit source]

Intervals Appearing in a Key[edit | edit source]

Modes[edit | edit source]

Modes means 7 scales in a major scale.Its based on the Major scale chord structure which is called Tetra Chord Theory.The theory is :Major-Minor-Minor-Major Major-Minor-Diminished-Major:.Modes goes with the notes of the scale.The seven modes are -

Ionian Dorian Phrygian Lydian Mixolydian Aeolian Locrian


To be continued ....

Diatonicism[edit | edit source]

Tonality Defined[edit | edit source]

Chords/Chord Construction[edit | edit source]

Diatonic Triads/Seventh Chords[edit | edit source]

Primary and Secondary Diatonic Triads[edit | edit source]

Chord Progressions (Connection)[edit | edit source]