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Augmented sixth chord

Definition and background:

a chord which contains an augmented sixth above the bass, in addition to various other tones, which determine whether the chord is a German sixth chord, French sixth chord, Italian sixth chord, Neapolitan sixth chord, or doubly augmented sixth chord

For more information on the music term "Augmented sixth chord" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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