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The Picardy Third

This is to end on a I or IM7 instead of a i or i7 when in a minor Key.

The Minor Plagal Cadence

This is to use a iv or iv7 within a Plagal Cadence. The iv or iv7 is a Borrowed Chord from the Parallel Key / Mode (in this case, Minor / Aeolian). This cadence has a somewhat wistful or bittersweet feeling to it. The first IV or IVM7 is optional.

Triads

IV → iv → I



Key of C Major:
F [F-A-C] → Fm [F-A♭-C] → C [C-E-G]



Key of G Major:
C [C-E-G] → Cm [C-E♭-G] → G [G-B-D]

Key of D Major:
G [G-B-D] → Gm [G-B♭-D] → D [D-F♯-A]

Key of A Major:
D [D-F♯-A] → Dm [D-F-A] → A [A-C♯-E]

Key of E Major:
A [A-C♯-E] → Am [A-C-E] → E [E-G♯-B]

Key of B Major:
E [E-G♯-B] → Em [E-G-B] → B [B-D♯-F♯]

Key of F♯ Major:
B [B-D♯-F♯] → Bm [B-D-F♯] → F♯ [F♯-A♯-C♯]

Key of C♯ Major:
F♯ [F♯-A♯-C♯] → F♯m [F♯-A-C♯] → C♯ [C♯-E♯-G♯]



Key of F Major:
B♭ [B♭-D-F] → B♭m [B♭-D♭-F] → F [F-A-C]

Key of B♭ Major:
E♭ [E♭-G-B♭] → E♭m [E♭-G♭-B♭] → B♭ [B♭-D-F]

Key of E♭ Major:
A♭ [A♭-C-E♭] → A♭m [A♭-C♭-E♭] → E♭ [E♭-G-B♭]

Key of A♭ Major:
D♭ [D♭-F-A♭] → D♭m [D♭-F♭-A♭] → A♭ [A♭-C-E♭]

Key of D♭ Major:
G♭ [G♭-B♭-D♭] → F♯m [F♯-A-C♯] → D♭ [D♭-F-A♭]

Key of G♭ Major:
C♭ [C♭-E♭-G♭] → Bm [B-D-F♯] → G♭ [G♭-B♭-D♭]

Key of C♭ Major:
F♭ [F♭-A♭-C♭] → Em [E-G-B] → C♭ [C♭-E♭-G♭]

Seventh Chords

IVM7 → iv7 → IM7



Key of C Major:
FM7 [F-A-C-E] → Fm7 [F-A♭-C-E♭] → CM7 [C-E-G-B]



Key of G Major:
CM7 [C-E-G-B] → Cm7 [C-E♭-G-B♭] → GM7 [G-B-D-F♯]

Key of D Major:
GM7 [G-B-D-F♯] → Gm7 [G-B♭-D-F] → DM7 [D-F♯-A-C♯]

Key of A Major:
DM7 [D-F♯-A-C♯] → Dm7 [D-F-A-C] → AM7 [A-C♯-E-G♯]

Key of E Major:
AM7 [A-C♯-E-G♯] → Am7 [A-C-E-G] → EM7 [E-G♯-B-D♯]

Key of B Major:
EM7 [E-G♯-B-D♯] → Em7 [E-G-B-D] → BM7 [B-D♯-F♯-A♯]

Key of F♯ Major:
BM7 [B-D♯-F♯-A♯] → Bm7 [B-D-F♯-A] → F♯M7 [F♯-A♯-C♯-E♯]

Key of C♯ Major:
F♯M7 [F♯-A♯-C♯-E♯] → F♯m7 [F♯-A-C♯-E] → C♯M7 [C♯-E♯-G♯-B♯]



Key of F Major:
B♭M7 [B♭-D-F-A] → B♭m7 [B♭-D♭-F-A♭] → FM7 [F-A-C-E]

Key of B♭ Major:
E♭M7 [E♭-G-B♭-D] → E♭m7 [E♭-G♭-B♭-D♭] → B♭M7 [B♭-D-F-A]

Key of E♭ Major:
A♭M7 [A♭-C-E♭-G] → A♭m7 [A♭-C♭-E♭-G♭] → E♭M7 [E♭-G-B♭-D]

Key of A♭ Major:
D♭M7 [D♭-F-A♭-C] → D♭m7 [D♭-F♭-A♭-C♭] → A♭M7 [A♭-C-E♭-G]

Key of D♭ Major:
G♭M7 [G♭-B♭-D♭-F] → F♯m7 [F♯-A-C♯-E] → D♭M7 [D♭-F-A♭-C]

Key of G♭ Major:
C♭M7 [C♭-E♭-G♭-B♭] → Bm7 [B-D-F♯-A] → G♭M7 [G♭-B♭-D♭-F]

Key of C♭ Major:
F♭M7 [F♭-A♭-C♭-E♭] → Em7 [E-G-B-D] → C♭M7 [C♭-E♭-G♭-B♭]