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Lesson XIII. The Auxiliary Note and the Passing-Note.                                                                          33 The Auxiliary or 'Neighbour'—In General— Possible Varieties — Combinations—Elision —Two Kinds—The Double Neighbour—The Passing-Note—Possibilities and Complications— Illustrations.
Exercise 13.
Lesson XIV. Fundamental Discords. The Dom­inant Seventh.                                                           37 Origin of the Dominant Seventh—Preparation not now Necessary—Rule for Approach—Resolu­tion—Modern Methods—General Rule—The "Normal" and the "Deceptive"—Where to Use the Chord. Exercise 14.
Lesson XV. Chord-Repetitions.                                     40
General Principle—Movement of Seventh—Il­lustrations.
Exercise 15.
Lesson XVI. Passive Resolutions.                                42
The Stationary 7th—Various Successions—Il­lustrations—Three Alternatives. Exercise 16.
Lesson XVII. Dominant Ninths.                                  44
Treatment of 9ths—Methods of Use—Five Parts —Omission of Root.
Exercise 17.
Lesson XVIII. The Chord of the Added Sixth. 46 Its Explanation and Origin—Illustration. Exercise 18.
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