Secondary supertonic chord
In music theory, the secondary supertonic chord or secondary second, is a secondary chord, but rather than being on the dominant it is on the supertonic scale degree and rather than tonicizing a degree other than the tonic, as does a secondary dominant, it creates a temporary dominant. Thus the progression - - .
Examples include ii7/III (F♯min.7, in C major).
- Blatter, Alfred (2007). Revisiting Music Theory: A Guide to the Practice, p.133. ISBN 0-415-97440-2.
- Russo, William (1973). Composing for the Jazz Orchestra, p.80. ISBN 978-0-226-73209-1.
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