Tierce de picardie

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  • Tierce de Picardie
    • The third of chord I in the minor key is raised to make a major chord.
    • G minor
      • G-B-D (The Bb of G minor has been raised to a B natural making it G major).
    • Major chord in a minor key
    • Perfect cadence in a minor key ending on a major chord.
    • Why it is used.
      • This means that ending in the major gives a sense of relief after the tension of the minor


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