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There is (at least) one chord in Common Practice Period harmony that has the same interval-pattern as a dominant seventh that behaves differently, the German Sixth. It's normally written differently (Ab-C-Eb-F# in C rather than Ab-C-Eb-Gb) but it's possible to play enharmonic games with the chord. Whether a chord is a dominant seventh is more accurately ...

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