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Test 3

In the panel above is Test 3. It sounds like this: Whenever the top panel changes, the audio example plays the latest version of the test.

Spot the errors, within the framework of the 4 rules listed earlier. The red soprano part is the given part, the black alto notes the added part.

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  1. Notes at d and e are far higher than the average soprano would be happy with.
  2. Although the high Gs at c, f, and g are just within the soprano range, three close together would be a great strain.
  3. At g, there is a 5th between the two parts.

Here is a corrected example. There are other correct solutions.

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These are the changes:

  1. The high lying soprano part has been lowered to a much more comforable range.
  2. At g, the 5th has been replaced by an 8ve.

This is an even better version, using an auxiliary note, a passing note, and a pair of plain crotchets moving by step have become a dotted rhythm. Also on the assumption that this might be accompanied, the final chord has a 3rd added so that it is not so bare. (The diamond note.)

Click here to see the better version.

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