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  • rbarata's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    You can't imagine (or you probably will) the huge amount of music theory books pdf's I have as the result of my search for books that explain each...
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    Yesterday, 10:10 PM
    Hello, my friends I'm back from my holidays. I couldn't have a satisfactory internet connection so I didn't post anything in this post. But I...
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    08-17-2014, 02:17 PM
    Thanks,JJ. Please post another exercite. I am away for holidays site a limites web acesso. Anyway, everyt now and then I silêncio check the fórum....
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    08-15-2014, 09:46 PM
    So, basically, a first inversion can't be used. Second phrase, chord 3. One very basic question about intervals...:o ...melodic intervals....
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    08-15-2014, 07:45 PM
    From the help menu in the harmony program I'm using. There's a problem I haven't noticed...the third is already doubled (soprano and bass)....
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    08-15-2014, 06:52 PM
    Doubling question...:) "Two voices on the same weak degree (II, III, VI), which is neither the fundamental nor the fifth of the chord (except for...
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    08-15-2014, 05:23 PM
    These "rules" apply melodically, harmonically, or both? Ok, I got myself the answer... melodically. Steps and leaps occurr in melodies.:)
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    08-15-2014, 04:44 PM
    Thanks for the replies. Why a dim5th is preferable to a aug4th? Is it because the dim5th has an exception and aug4th doesn't have one? And...
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  • Color of Music's Avatar
    08-15-2014, 03:17 PM
    Thanks, JJ. I tried.
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    08-15-2014, 01:57 PM
    Can't be a iv... in the exercise, the soprano is given and can't be changed.
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  • Color of Music's Avatar
    08-15-2014, 01:52 PM
    I believe you can go 6/4, 6/3, 5/3. Let me back up. I realize sevenths aren't applicable, but are subs? IOW, do you feel you'd be granted leeway...
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    08-15-2014, 01:37 PM
    I thought about it but then I will be using a ii in 2nd inversion, which is not allowed... unless this is an exception in Bach's style.
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    08-15-2014, 01:26 PM
    Okay. The thing that immediately jumps at me is the C being doubled and also the octave between both Cs in the bass and tenor. Remember, I said that...
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    08-15-2014, 11:24 AM
    Thanks for the reply but I'm working with triads only. The solution with sevenths is not applicable in this case...I think. Here's my problem:
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    08-15-2014, 10:05 AM
    Arranging something? Sure, but don't mess with the established melody too much. Here's an idea: Autumn Leaves:...
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    08-15-2014, 01:14 AM
    In C, a iio 6/3 = F-Ab-D* ---> B-D-G One can leap down a diminished fifth (in fact, that recommended being easier to sing) However, it seems to...
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    08-15-2014, 12:34 AM
    Is it possible to resolve a iiº 6/3 into a Vmaj 6/3? I'm having some difficulties to do it because of a aug4th leap and I'm almost concluding that it...
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    08-11-2014, 04:32 PM
    Thanks for your kind words, JJ. Well...:rolleyes: Don't forget chords 4, 5 and 6 are a solution you've posted. I just used it in lack of...
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    08-09-2014, 11:44 PM
    Hello, my friends Not much time for the exercise...but now I'm on holidays (finally) so I hope I'll find more time to dedicate to it.:) After a...
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    08-03-2014, 03:16 PM
    rbarata replied to a thread Subtonic in Music Theory
    Thank you for your kind words, Jed. And thak you also for your help and patience (as well as all the other members who gave me the answers for my...
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    08-03-2014, 04:25 AM
    Color of Music replied to a thread Subtonic in Music Theory
    It may be easier to see (hear) this in a harmonic context (rewording what was said, but hopefully it's more concise) I will assume you (rabata)...
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    08-02-2014, 01:57 PM
    rbarata replied to a thread Subtonic in Music Theory
    So, we're talking about the "intensity" of the tendency to resolve to the tonic. Right? I see it as an "artificial" way to "intensify" this...
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    08-01-2014, 05:50 PM
    So, this is more or less like the consecutive fourths: are admissible since the parts move by step.
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    08-01-2014, 05:10 PM
    I tried with your solution and, in fact, it gives the exercise a more baroque sound.:) However, in this progression there is a sucession of fifths...
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    07-31-2014, 08:43 PM
    rbarata replied to a thread Subtonic in Music Theory
    And what is the tendency of the subtonic? Towards or away from the tonic? I guess it depends on the context...
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    07-31-2014, 06:28 PM
    rbarata started a thread Subtonic in Music Theory
    I've been reading a few things about the subtonic, the b7 (or bVII) and there's something that is confusing me. In this document it is said that "...
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