SOUND PATTERNS

A Structural Examination of Tonality, Vocabulary, Texture,
Sonorities, and Time Organization in Western Art Music

by PHILLIP MAGNUSON

DIATONIC PROCEDURES III

Substitutions

Chapter 18. Tonic Substitutions
Chapter 19. Dominant Substitutions

Introduction

How, what, where, when, and why

Your diatonic vocabulary will be somewhat complete with this unit. Each Roman numeral (and more importantly, the harmonic areas they represent) will have been presented individually and in context. While you may not know everything about them yet, you should have at least a good idea of how they are constructed, what their purpose is, where they should be used, when they are appropriate, and why they must move in a certain direction.


Links to other units in Sound Patterns
FUNDAMENTALS
BASIC RULES FOR SPECIES COUNTERPOINT
DIATONIC PROCEDURES I: Harmonic Dimensions
DIATONIC PROCEDURES II: Expanding the Phrase
CHROMATIC PROCEDURES I: Moving from the Global Key
THE ABC's OF CHORALE SETTING
LARGER PERSPECTIVES
CHROMATIC PROCEDURES II: Modal Mixtures
CHROMATIC PROCEDURES III: Advanced Vocabulary
THREE ANALYSIS PROJECTS
MICROCOSMS: Musical Styles of the Twentieth Century

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