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A note not belonging to the harmony but interposed to secure a smooth transition.
- ‘Keefe could in fact have gone further here, showing how the connecting motif in the woodwind reduces the motif from bars 5-6 into two superimposed thirds, each filled in with a passing note.’
- ‘But that B [musical flat] is a passing note, thematically perhaps of more minor importance in the Handel.’
- ‘Even if the basic chords are unchanged, the melody almost inevitably adds passing notes which effectively alter the chords.’
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