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Why is there only a viiᵒ chord and no vii chord?

There's not only viiᵒ, but viiᵒ is the only triad that can be built on the 7th scale degree in major only using the notes of the scale. What you are doing is outside of the scale so you'll need to ...
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Why is there only a viiᵒ chord and no vii chord?

All the following assumes a diatonic gamut of scale degrees. viio is a diminished triad rooted on the seventh scale degree. vii is a minor triad rooted on the seventh scale degree. Which scale has a ...
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Why is there only a viiᵒ chord and no vii chord?

Why is there only a viiᵒ chord and no vii chord? There's no vii chord in lists of diatonic triads, because vii is not diatonic. The analysis charts and tools you've been looking at have been about ...
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