Non-Chord Tones - Music Theory

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DefinitionNon-chord tone (NCT)
A stationary pitch that begins as a chord tone, becomes an NCT as the harmonies change and finally ends up as a chord tone again
Embellishes a tone by moving stepwise away from and then back to a particular tone. Approached by step and left by step in the opposite direction
Functions like a suspension but resolves up by step instead of down
Used to fill the space between two other tones. Approached by step, left by step in the same direction
A NCT that is approached by leap and resolved by step in the opposite direction
A NCT that delays a stepwise descent in a line. It involves three parts: preparation, suspension and resolution. It is measured according to the intervals above the bass and label
A NCT that anticipates a tone that belongs to the next chord
A NCT that is approached by step and resolved by skip in the opposite direction

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