auxiliary note

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auxiliary note

n
(Music, other) music a nonharmonic note occurring between two harmonic notes
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They smile when they learn there is only one meager occurrence of the IV chord throughout, and it's "saved" for spotlighting the person's name--it's also combined with yet another nonchord tone, this one more dissonant than the first two
In extending the theory to other species, it is important to note that one of the four fully consonant trichords is required on downbeats, since it is primarily through them that the existence of nonchord tones can be related and understood.
In many ways, these more general nonchord tones are a development of Monteverdi in his seconda prattica.