Prolongation of Function
Each of the functions in the harmonic progression [I-IV-V-I] can be prolonged.  Prolongation is a type of elaboration in which various harmonic progressions sooner or later return to the original function before moving on to the next function.
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Prolongation of Function
Lester Allyson Knibbs, Ph.D.


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