Secondary Dominants

The pieces on this site that are listed below contain secondary dominants.

Definition: A secondary dominant is a dominant functioning chord of a major or minor chord in a key other than tonic.

The pieces that are not in Public Domain are marked NON-PD and may not have a score.

Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicParker, Charlie and Gillespie, DizzyAmerican, male, black“Anthropology” (1946/1974) – NON-PDRhythm Changes, Secondary Dominants, contrafact of “I Got Rhythm”
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicParker, CharlieAmerican, Black“Confirmation” (1946) – NON-PDTritone sub, circle of 5ths progression, 32-bar song form
RomanticChopin, FredericPolishPrelude No. 20 in C minor, Op. 28Binary, secondary dominants, Aug 6, Neapolitan
ClassicalMozart, Wolfgang A.AustriaThe London Sketchbook No 33 – Rondo In F Major, K 15hhRondo (small), secondary dominants
ClassicalBeethoven, Ludwig VanmalePiano Sonata No. 8 in C minor (Pathetique), Op. 13, III: RondoRondo (sonata), Aug 6, secondary dominants
ClassicalMozart, Wolfgang A.AustriaPiano Sonata No. 13 in Bb Major, K. 333, I: AllegroSonata rondo, secondary dominants, Aug 6 (Gr6)
ClassicalBeethoven, Ludwig VanmalePiano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1, I: AllegroSonata form, Aug 6, secondary dominants
ClassicalBeethoven, Ludwig VanmalePiano Sonata No. 23, Op. 57 (Appassionata), I: Allegro assaiSonata form, Neapolitan, Secondary Dominants
RomanticBrahms, Johannes Cello Sonata No. 1, Op. 38, Mvt. 1Sonata Form, Neapolitan, secondary dominants, mixture
RomanticSchubert, FranzAustrian, MaleSymphony No. 5, D. 485, Mvt. 1Sonata form, Secondary Dominants, Aug 6, Mixture
RomanticLe Beau, Luise AdolphaFemaleRomanze fur Violine, Op. 35Ternary form, Aug 6, cto7, secondary dominanats
RomanticSchumann, ClaraFemaleDrei Romanzen fur Violine und Kalvier, Op. 22, No. 1Ternary form, Aug 6, secondary dominants
ClassicalSzymanwska, Maria A.FemaleMarch 1 from Six MarchesTernary, compound ternary, Aug 6, Secondary Dominants
20th centuryAufderheide, MayFemaleBuzzer RagSecondary Dominants
BaroqueBach, J.S.German, MaleWell Tempered Clavier, Book 1, Prelude 1 in C major, BWV 846ii-V-I progression, secondary dominants
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicBerlin, IrvingAmerican, Male“Easter Parade” (1933) – NON-PDcto7, secondary dominants, ii-V-I progression
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicBlake, Eubie and Sissle, NobleBlack“Gypsy Blues” (1921)Augmented 6 chords, Secondary Dominants (circle of fifths progression)
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicChurchill, Frank and Morley, LarryAmerican, Male“Some Day My Prince Will Come” (1937) – NON-PD(descending) passing diminished 7th chord, secondary dominants (deceptive resolution)
ClassicalDykes, John B.English (UK)Eternal Father, Strong to Save (Navy Hymn)Modulation, Secondary Dominants
20th CenturyEvans, GeorgeWelsh“In the Good Old Summertime”secondary dominants, cto7, Aug 6
RomanticHensel, FannyFemaleSix Lieder, Op. 7 No. 1: NachtwandererModulation, secondary dominants, Aug 6
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicJones, Isham and Symes, MartyAmerican“There Is No Greater Love” (1936) – NON-PDTritone sub, secondary dominants, ii-V-I progression, Aug 6
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicLennon, John and McCartney, PaulUnited Kingdom (England), Male“Hey Jude” (1968) – NON-PDSecondary Dominants. Turnaround
ClassicalParadis, Maria Theresa vonFemaleDas Gertnerliedchen aus dem SiegwartSecondary Dominants
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicPorter, ColeAmerican, Male“Could It Be You” (1942) – NON-PDmixture, ii-V-I progression, secondary dominants
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicRodgers, Richard and Hammerstein, OscarAmerican“Do-Re-Mi” (1959) from The Sound of Music – NON-PDsecondary dominants
RomanticSchubert, FranzAustrian, Male“Die Liebe,” D. 210Secondary dominants, Aug 6
RomanticSchubert, FranzAustrian, Male“Erlkonig”Neapolitan, secondary dominants
RomanticSchubert, FranzAustrian, MaleSchwanengesang, D. 957, No 13: “Der Doppelganger” (1828)Aug 6, secondary dominants, Neapolitan
RomanticSchumann, RobertGermanMyrthen Op. 25, No. 24: Du bist eine Blume (1840)Aug 6, secondary dominants
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicStrayhorn, BillyAmerican“Take the A Train” (1939) – NON-PDsecondary dominants, passing diminished 7th
Jazz, Pop, and Film MusicYoung, Victor and Heyman, EdwardAmerican“When I Fall In Love” (1952) – NON-PDAltered dominants, Aug 6, Tritone sub, secondary dominants