[Smt-talk] cadential 6/4 chords

Gregory Proctor proctor.1 at osu.edu
Tue Feb 14 08:45:17 PST 2012

We go around on this subject every few years. I don't see the dispute.  
The I6-4 in a cadential progression is the subdominant of the  
dominant, or IV-I of V. It is a real harmony and still is dependent on  
the dominant.

Gregory Proctor
Emeritus, Theory and Composition
School of Music
The Ohio State University
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