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Prof. Timothy Cutler
Cleveland Institute of Music

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Chapter 24: Neapolitan Chords

Flat Scale Degree 2

N6a .swf .pdf .mov Haydn, "Il Terremoto", op. 51 no. 7, mm. 93-end
N6b .swf .pdf .mov Beethoven, Piano Sonata op. 2 no. 3, mvt. 3, coda
N6c .swf .pdf .mov Schubert, Quintet, end of mvt. 4, mm. 416-end
N6d .swf .pdf .mov Brahms, Piano Quintet in f minor, mvt. 3, mm. 173-end
N6e .swf .pdf .mov Chopin, Mazurka, op. 41 no. 1, mm. 1-8
N6f .swf .pdf .mov Chopin, Mazurka, op. 41 no. 1, mm. 61-68
N6g .swf .pdf .mov Chopin, Etude, op. 25 no. 4, mm. 54-end

Straightforward Examples

N6h .swf .pdf .mov Schubert, Die Schöne Müllerin, no. 19, mm. 1-19
N6i .swf .pdf .mov Saint-Saens, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, mm. 15-18
N6j .swf .pdf .mov Beethoven, Piano Sonata op. 27, no. 2, mvt. 1, mm. 1-5.
N6k .swf .pdf .mov Mozart, Violin Sonata in F, K. 377, mvt. 2, mm. 140-end
N6l .swf .pdf .mov Beethoven, Bagatelle op. 119 no. 9, mm. 1-8
N6m .swf .pdf .mov Liszt, Transcendental Etude no. 2, mm. 92-end (not counting pickup measure)

Unusual Examples

N6n .swf .pdf .mov Chopin, Prelude in c minor (root position), mm. 9-13
N6o .swf .pdf .mov Verdi, Requiem, Kyrie (root position), mm. 130-end
N6p .swf .pdf .mov Paganini, Caprice op. 1 no. 4, mm. 12-16
N6q .swf .pdf .mov Chopin, Ballade in g minor (opening), mm. 1-9
N6r .swf .pdf .mov Saint-Saens, "Organ" Symphony, mm. 1-8
N6s .swf .pdf .mov Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio, mvt. 1, mm. 14-20

Tonicizing bII

N6t .swf .pdf .mov Chopin, Mazurka in b minor, op. 33 no. 4, mm. 205-end
N6u .swf .pdf .mov Beethoven, Piano Sonata op. 57, mvt. 1, mm. 1-10 (not including pickup)
N6v .swf .pdf .mov Beethoven, String Quartet, op. 59 no. 2, mvt. 1, mm. 1-10
N6w .swf .pdf .mov Beethoven, Andante Favori, mm. 189-198
N6x     .mov Beethoven, String Trio, op. 1 no. 1, mm. 321-364 (sound only)

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