Very often we use notes that are not part of the chord used in a passage. These notes are called nonharmonic tones or embellishing tones. The most common nonharmonic tones are the passing tone, neighbor note, suspension, anticipation and appoggiatura.

What are Harmonic Functions? Nonharmonic Tones Passing Tone Neighbor Note Suspension Anticipation Appoggiatura Nonharmonic Notes Example Secondary Dominants Modulation Augmented Sixths Neapolitan Sixth


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