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Test 7

In the panel above is Test 7. 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.

Click here for an answer.
  1. From e to f there is a leap of a 7th.
  2. There is nothing else actually "wrong" but, apart from the leap of a 7th, the whole line from b to g is ungainly and pretty well unsingable.

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

Click here to see the correction.

These are the changes:

  1. From e to f, the 7th has been changed to a 4th.
  2. Ultra purist might fret about the diminished 4th at e to f, but this interval hasn't worried composers since about 1600.
  3. The overall line is now much easier to sing.

This is an even better version, with a passing note and an auxiliary note.

Click here to see the better version.

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