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Chromatic Tones
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chords, but they need not be accounted for as other than passing-notes; e.g.,
(2) The custom of connecting two notes chromatically has led to the extension of this to more than two; in fact, to the bridging over of any interval by the chromatic scale; the only condition being that the commencement and the ending of the figure shall be concordant, as in the following:
(3) For the lower diatonic neighbour may be substituted a chromatic note. This can be shown on any degree of the scale which has normally a whole tone below it, e.g.,
(4) Two of these may be used together, and may also be combined with diatonic neighbours; e.g.,
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