Chords that the (major) Scale Degrees (in the bass) Can Imply

Robert Kelley



# = sharp
b = flat
V64 = Passing 64
IV64 = Pedal (Neighbor) 64
I64 = Cadential 64 (V64--53)

Diatonic Scale Degrees
Scale Degree 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Chords I
IV64
ii42
V42/V
vi6
ii
vii°6
V64
V43
V/V
vii°65
I6
iii
V65/IV
V/vi
IV
ii6
ii65
V42
bII6
V
V7
I64
iii6
vi
IV6
ii43
V/ii
V6
V65
vii°7
V/iii
Chromatically Altered Scale Degrees
Scale Degree #1 b2 #2 b3 #4 #5 b6 b7
Chords V65/ii bII V65/iii i6 V65/V V65/vi bVI
iv6
iiř43
Aug.6
vii°42
V42/IV
bVII
V7/III
v6


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