In Defence of Disco by Richard Dyer

By Richard Dyer

Homosexual Left, no. eight, summer season 1979, pp. 20–23

Outside of academia, Richard Dyer has been an lively and influential determine within the English homosexual Liberation entrance and often contributes to the magazine homosexual Left. for instance, his article ‘In security of Disco’ in homosexual Left (1979), used to be one of many first to take disco heavily as an expression of the hot homosexual cognizance.

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Primary Triads. a. The primary triads are triads built on the tonic, subdominant, and dominant scale degrees. They establish the tonal center (Figure 2-1). Figure 2-1. Primary Triads NOTE: The tonic, subdominant, and dominant scale degree notes (scale steps) are called primary or tonal notes. The supertonic chord is a secondary triad, but the supertonic scale degree can function as a primary note. b. The primary triads are built on the same scale degrees in both Major (I, IV, V) and minor (i, iv, V) keys (Figure 2-2).

Move the remaining two voices up by step to the nearest chord tone. First, connect the half step movement, and then connect the whole step movement (Figure 2-16). MU 3310 9 Figure 2-16. Ascending Movement by Step d. Scale pattern for connecting the I chord to the IV chord (Figure 2-17). Figure 2-17. Connecting I to IV 9. Part Writing the IV Chord to the I Chord. The scale pattern for connecting the IV to the I chord is the reverse of the I to IV chord connection (Figure 2-18). MU 3310 10 Figure 2-18.

There may be more than one overlapping voice in each measure. The first one has been done for you (Figure 1-23). CLICK HERE FOR THE ANSWERS TO THIS EXERCISE. CLICK HERE TO PROCEED TO THE NEXT SECTION. Figure 1-23. Identify Overlapping Voices 1 MU 3310 LESSON 1 SELF REVIEW EXERCISE ANSWERS SELF REVIEW EXERCISE 7. CLICK HERE TO PROCEED TO THE NEXT SECTION. Figure 1-23. Identify Overlapping Voices 1 MU 3310 LESSON 1 SELF REVIEW EXERCISE SELF REVIEW EXERCISE 8. Draw a line to indicate the objectionable parallel motion in each measure.

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