UNIT 1 - Fundamentals Chapter 4 – Diatonic Chords in Major & Minor Keys

# UNIT 1 - Fundamentals Chapter 4 – Diatonic Chords in Major & Minor Keys

## UNIT 1 - Fundamentals Chapter 4 – Diatonic Chords in Major & Minor Keys

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1. UNIT 1 - FundamentalsChapter 4 – Diatonic Chords in Major & Minor Keys Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major & Minor

2. HOMEWORK • Please show Mr. Kingman your homework. • It should be COMPLETE.

3. HOMEWORK ANSWERS • Exercise 4-1 A • Several chords required figured bass symbols for their inversion. • With second inversion, the 6 should be written over the 4. (my program wouldn’t allow for that…)

4. HOMEWORK ANSWERS • Exercise 4-1 B

5. HOMEWORK ANSWERS • Exercise 4-1 C

6. HOMEWORK ANSWERS • Exercise 4-1 C Sometimes composers will omit the 5th of a chord. If you only have 2 notes, it is probably the root and 3rd of a chord.

7. HOMEWORK ANSWERS • Exercise 4-1 D

8. Terms • Diatonic Sevenths

9. Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major • Chapter 5 has to do with simple composition using triads. • Although we will not compose with sevenths it is important to learn how they function as well as how to identify them in a composition.

10. Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major • The chords on each scale degree can include a 7th above the root. • The roman numeral system looks very similar to that for triads.

11. Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major • Four of the five seventh-chord types occur as diatonic seventh chords in major keys:

12. Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major • You should memorize the following table:

13. Diatonic Seventh Chords in Minor • Because of the variability of 6 and 7 there are SIXTEEN possible diatonic seventh chords in minor. • We will only be concerned with the most commonly used seventh chords:

14. Diatonic Seventh Chords in Minor • Here is the LAST chord table to learn.

15. Diatonic Seventh Chords in Minor • Remember the inversion symbols for sevenths: • First inversion – 65 • Second inversion – 43 • Third inversion – 42

16. HOMEWORK • Exercise 4-2 A, B, & C • Finish the packet • Next class will be used as a review / homework class. • Bring your questions and be prepared to work together. • Answers will not be posted.

17. QUESTIONS? • Tweet to @ebpsmusic or email • Ask each other CHAPTER 4 Test • There will not be a chapter 4 test. • I would like for you to submit your handout packet by FRIDAY for grading. • I will pick them up on Friday afternoon with your chapter 3 tests in the main office. • No late packets will be accepted.