subdominant

Taxonomy vs Subdominant - What's the difference?

taxonomy | subdominant |


As nouns the difference between taxonomy and subdominant

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while subdominant is (music) the fourth tone of a scale.

Dominant vs Subdominant - What's the difference?

dominant | subdominant |


In context|music|lang=en terms the difference between dominant and subdominant

is that dominant is (music) the triad built on the dominant tone while subdominant is (music) the triad built on the subdominant tone.

As nouns the difference between dominant and subdominant

is that dominant is (music) the fifth major tone of a musical scale (five major steps above the note in question); thus g is the dominant of c, a of d, and so on while subdominant is (music) the fourth tone of a scale.

As an adjective dominant

is ruling; governing; prevailing; controlling.

Subdominant vs Plagal - What's the difference?

subdominant | plagal |


In context|music|lang=en terms the difference between subdominant and plagal

is that subdominant is (music) the triad built on the subdominant tone while plagal is (music) designating a cadence in which the subdominant chord precedes the tonic.

As a noun subdominant

is (music) the fourth tone of a scale.

As an adjective plagal is

(music) designating a mode lying a perfect fourth below the authentic form.

Subdominant vs Predominant - What's the difference?

subdominant | predominant |


In context|music|lang=en terms the difference between subdominant and predominant

is that subdominant is (music) the triad built on the subdominant tone while predominant is (music) a subdominant.

As nouns the difference between subdominant and predominant

is that subdominant is (music) the fourth tone of a scale while predominant is (music) a subdominant.

As an adjective predominant is

common or widespread; prevalent.

Triad vs Subdominant - What's the difference?

triad | subdominant |


In context|music|lang=en terms the difference between triad and subdominant

is that triad is (music) a chord consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale while subdominant is (music) the triad built on the subdominant tone.

As nouns the difference between triad and subdominant

is that triad is a grouping of three while subdominant is (music) the fourth tone of a scale.

Subdominant vs Scale - What's the difference?

subdominant | scale | Hyponyms |

Subdominant is a hyponym of scale.


In context|music|lang=en terms the difference between subdominant and scale

is that subdominant is (music) the triad built on the subdominant tone while scale is (music) a series of notes spanning an octave, tritave, or pseudo-octave, used to make melodies.

As nouns the difference between subdominant and scale

is that subdominant is (music) the fourth tone of a scale while scale is an ordered numerical sequence used for measurement or scale can be part of an overlapping arrangement of many small, flat and hard pieces of keratin covering the skin of an animal, particularly a fish or reptile or scale can be a device to measure mass or weight.

As a verb scale is

to change the size of something whilst maintaining proportion; especially to change a process in order to produce much larger amounts of the final product or scale can be to remove the scales of.