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Test 6

In the panel above is Test 6. 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 upper part is the given part, the black lower notes the added part.

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  1. At c and d, these notes are too low for a generalised men's part.
  2. At g, the last bass note is not the key note or tonic (E).
  3. From d to f, although none of the intervals is, in itself, too large, the overall large leap would make this difficult to sing.

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

Click here to see the correction.

These are the changes:

  1. At c and d, notes an octave higher have been used. To keep the line singable, a different note is also used at e.
  2. Allowing for the given part ending on a B, the G in the lower part is a reasonable solution within the four rules. Assuming and accompaniment, a lower, tonic note (E) has been added.

This is an even better version, with passing notes and a dotted rhythm.

Click here to see the better version.

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