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In the wild, killer whales vie for dominance but the subdominant animal then flees the scene and the conflict subsides.‘Blackfish’ Director: Killer Whales Don’t Belong in Captivity|Gabriela Cowperthwaite|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The third movement consists of a fine Adagio in E flat, in the key of the subdominant and in three-four time.
At the seventh bar there is modulation to the dominant, and at the ninth, to the subdominant, in which the opening theme recurs.
The next sonata, No. 10 , has three movements, all in the same key; the Trio of the Minuet is in the key of the subdominant.
When the principal theme returns, it is clothed first with subdominant, then with tonic minor harmony.
The cadence formed when a subdominant chord immediately precedes the final tonic chord.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe