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Return of the Neapolitan minor II

As mentioned in the first post in this series, the most common use for Neapolitan minor, at least in Bach's WTC I, follows the Hungarian minor scale and then resolves to a Harmonic minor a fifth up.

So in A minor: A Harmonic minor - A Hungarian minor - E Neapolitan minor - E Harmonic minor The sequence above is simply a more elaborate way of modulating up a fifth in a minor key. See example below:

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