Strange harmonic animals: the diminished seventh chord

Harmonic Degenerations

The diminished seventh chord, especially for those who have been studying harmony for a short time, represents a kind of "harmonic mystery." How can we use and contextualize this chord within a composition? Why thediminished seventh chord it behave abnormally when we try to turn it over? What kind of sonority does it generate? In this video we try to give some answers to the most frequently asked questions related to this strange "harmonic animal."

Giovanni Candia

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