secondary seventh

noun

variants or secondary seventh chord
: a seventh chord based on a scale degree other than the dominant

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of secondary seventh was in 1890

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“Secondary seventh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/secondary%20seventh. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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