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a-minor already appears Base note base tone Base voice belonging C-major chord is followed chromatic Comp consecutive fifths counter-stands degree digressive modulation dissonance e. g. in fig effect example in fig explained false cadences following harmony fore-note found in fig fundamental harmony fundamental tone harmonic combinations harmonic interval harmonic step harmonic succession harmonic tone harpeggiate large key latter manner measure of fig melody middle voice moreover MozArt namely natural octave parallel progressions parallelisms by fifths passage in fig piece of music preceding principal four-fold chord principal seventh principal tone proceed regard remark resolution resolves rule scale second inversion second measure secondary four-fold chord secondary tone small key small ninth small second ſº species subsemitone superfluous second suspension third measure thorough-base three-fold chord three-fold harmony tion tone f tone foreign tonic harmony transition transition-tone upper voice upwards
Page 816 - These same oft-recurring, unusual harmonic tones are, moreover, chiefly that which in conjunction with the solemnly slow movement of choral singing, with the simplicity of the execution, with the incidentally associated religious feeling, with the pious respect for hoary antiquity, and so many other venerable accessory ideas and reminiscences, gives to music of this species a peculiar charm, and an attractive, and as it were, mystical air of solemnity and sacredness. When therefore it is found, that...
Page 805 - ... the * This puzzling difficulty of distinguishing the ecclesiastical modes has been noticed by several authors. Kircher, in his Muturgia, remarks — " Tanta est de Tonorum numero et qualitate inter authores dissentio, ut cui subscribas vix dispicere possis.