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Old 08-26-2005, 01:09 AM
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Default Classical augmented sixth chords

Italian 6th chord
a.) in first inversion
b.) flat 6 - 1 - #4
c.) double the tonic
d.) resolves to a 1 6/4 chord

German 6th chord
a.) flat 6 - 1 - 3 - #4
b.) resolve to a 1 6/4 or a V chord

French 6th chord
a.) flat 6 - 1 - 2 - #4

What are special about these chords ?

Why does classical composers use these chords?

How are there chords used ?
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