Music - Harmonising - preferred chord transitions

? a 2nd ? a 3rd ? a 4th ? a 5th ? a 6th ? a 7th

? a 5th ? a 4th ? a 3rd ? a 2nd

I ? I-IIb HHHHHHHH I-IV I-V * I-VI I-VIIb ? OK ********
II ? HHHHHHHH II-V * ********
III? [III-IV] III-VI
IV ? IV-V * HHHHHHHH [IV-I] # ********
V ? V-VI * V-I *
VI ? HHHHHHHH VI-II ********
VII? VIIb-I HHHHHHHH ********

? ?

all all

normally OK normally OK

* Main Cadences

# Plagal cadences only - not normally in Bach


Exam question: ____ _________

'Start on: I(b) `

'End on: `

IIb -? V -? I

Ic -? V -? I

(V and I in root position)

'Find the Modulation `




 


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