- Created by: zachary hyams
- Created on: 24-12-19 16:31
- Music for a While: Harmony
- Chords are diatonic and functional.
- Perfect cadences are achieved from the chord V at the end of the ground to the chord I at the start of the next playing of the ground bass (e.g. bars 3–4). This is a Ic–V–I cadential 6–4.
- Suspensions are used very occasionally. For example, there is a 4–3 suspension in bar 3 beat 4½ in the harpsichord part.
- · Dissonances are infrequent but examples can be seen on the word ‘pains’ in bar 12 with a D in the bass against and E in the voice and on the word ‘eas’d’ in bars 13–14 where there is dissonance followed by resolution at the start of each repetition of the word.
- Another type of dissonance used is false relation, which can be seen in bar 1 with an F? in the ground bass and a F? in the right hand of the harpsichord (although strictly not adjacent to each other, they do colour adjacent chords).